Universal Music France has quickly released an album to support the rebuilding of Notre-Dame (pictured), Madonna is back in the news, and the ECMAs and CSHF honour Stan Rogers and Lennie Gallant. Others in the headlines include MMF, TJO, Music BC, Music Nova Scotia, Erin Benjamin, ECMA survey, Tucker Lane, Blues Music Awards, Junos, and TBS.
The Stompin’ Tom (pictured) hockey classic enters the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, After The Storm benefit is coming to Ottawa, and Carole Pope and Kevin Hearn deliver a protest song. Also in the news are CMW, Drake, Hugh's Room Live, Derek Andrews, Creative Manitoba, Shuffle Demons, Schmoozefest, Project WILD, Rogers Hometown Hockey, Ann Vriend, Meghan Patrick, Ethan Ardelli, and a farewell to Tony Joe White. Videos included for your enjoyment.
Shawn Mendes (pictured) covers Queen, a Spirit of the West classic is honoured, and St. John's will host the 2020 ECMAs. Others in the news include Ally Noseworthy, the Practically Hip, Apple, Asaii, Nate Husser, Matador Ballroom, RADIO, and The Standstills. Videos added for your enjoyment.
The shortlist for the Allan Slaight Juno Master Class is announced, Polaris Prize names the performers and jurors, and Ottawa urban music gets a playlist. Others in the news include Nova Scotia Music Week, Robert Paquette, CSHF, RPM Live, John and Yoko, HUFF, Lindsay Beaver, MusicNL Week, and a farewell to Randy Rampage. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Shawn Mendes (pictured) will perform at the VMAs in NYC, Honey Jam returns, and CNW showcase applications are now open. Others in the news include Daisy Peterson Sweeney, Music PEI, Ron Mann, Ron Sexsmith, Joe Robertson, Manitoba Music, CNE, Tragedy Ann, and Harrison Brome. Videos added for your enjoyment.
The executive director of the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame brings a wealth of experience and boundless enthusiasm to the role. In this interview, she looks back on a fascinating career in radio and ahead to ambitious plans for the organisation.
The roots-rock classic was written by Dylan and The Band's bassist in 1967 and first appeared on Music from Big Pink. A worthy new entry into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, it has been covered by dozens of artists, including Julie Driscoll and now Joey Landreth.
After a five-year absence, the CSHF (Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame) made a welcome return on Saturday night at the fittingly storied Toronto venue, Massey Hall.
Those making our headlines today include the Juggalos, music supervisors, Neil Young, the CSHF, Johnny Cash, Pat Temple, David Clayton-Thomas, Oh Wonder, Cat Stevens, Lido Pimienta, July Talk, Rihanna and David Foster.
The list of artists to appear at the Canadian Songwriting Hall of Fame's induction ceremony just got longer and better.