Grace Jones is the subject of a new documentary, Spotify threatens adult-oriented genres, and Toronto hip-hop producers need more support. Also in the headlines are Derek Smalls, Nile Rodgers, Jeremy Dutcher, The B-52s, Frigs, Justin Bieber, Washing Machine, Rod Stewart, a country music podcast, Derek Taylor, and LA rockabilly.
Still riding high on the success of his 2016 self-titled debut album for Warner Music Canada, country artist Aaron Goodvin has struck pay dirt again with “Lonely Drum.”
It's been a glorious 20-plus years but Canada’s Country music channel is waving goodbye to regular music programming effective August 27.
Hat fans have been slow to embrace music streaming, but that is changing as some of the biggest brands in the business pull out their big guns to corral these folks.