Dallas Smith (pictured) hits No. 1...again, Anyway Gang is a new Canrock supergroup, and Justin Bieber gets confessional. Also in the news are the MusiCounts Scholarship, Taylor Swift, Terra Lightfoot, Casino NS, Harris Institute, Kevin Hearn, Vivek Shraya, Harrow Fair, Gillian Smith, and farewell Jim Swindel.
Dallas Smith and Billy Ray Cyrus (pictured) are co-hosting the 2019 CCMA Awards. Smith is up for four awards, including Entertainer of the Year.
Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next returns to No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart with a total of 7,000 total consumption units.
The coutry-rocker has just earned his sixth Canadian country No. 1 single, breaking a record held by Shania Twain. Song promoter Anya Wilson has played a crucial role in this significant accomplishment.
The Boss rules Broadway, Coachella heightens security and a fundraiser for the family of Jason Buie. Also in the news are Armstrong Metalfest, the ECMA, A2IM's Indie Week, Chic, The Silver Dollar, London Music Week, NMC, Jazz Lives, Fred Eaglesmith and Gordie Tentrees, Lawnya Vawnya, Sunrise Records, Canmore Folk Fest, The Stanfields, Rodney DeCroo, and Dany Laj. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Indigenous roots artist William Prince signs to Glassnote and SOCAN member Eric Radford wins Olympic gold. Others in the news today include Dallas Smith, Radiohead, Elton John, Grand Analog, Ludacris, Winterfolk, Bomargo, Drake, Catherine MacLellan, Laura Hubert, and farewells to Didier Lockwood, Stormin, and Alexander Sevastian. Videos included for your enjoyment.
Canadians Kevin 'Chief' Zaruk and Joey Moi are partners in a Music City company that now runs a successful record label in addition to publishing and management arms. The pair has a fascinating story to tell.
Neon Dreams, Doc Walker, Emma-Lee and Dallas Smith, are among the sweepstake winners on the radio this week.
It was a big night for Ron Kitchener's RKG Entertainment team last night as star act Dean Brody headlined at the 16,000 seat amphitheatre in Toronto.
A package of need-to-know music news from across Canada.
Names in the news today include Oilers hometown fan Brett Kissel, Jason Price, Allen Ginsberg, The Fraternity, Dallas Smith, Ryan Tedder, Charlie Faye & the Fayettes, Paul Brandt, Larry Delaney, Hal Willis, NRBQ, Sylvan Esso, Future, The Weeknd, Drake, BPI, Tory Lanez, Allan Holdsworth, Tom Coyne and Bruce Langhorne.