Pharrell Williams (pictured) gets happy designing condos, Celine Dion's mother passes, and Tommy Banks is honoured by the SJO. Others in the headlines include Neil Peart, a Grammys scandal, Tebey, Chilly Gonzales, Laurie Anderson, Lincoln Center, Halsey, T. Rex, Los Lobos, and Eminem.
American rapper Eminem's 10th studio album scores high points in its first week of release, and a couple of Aussies make a strong impression on the chart as well.
Ahmet Ertegun (pictured) and Atlantic Records exposed, Country Music Week comes to Hamilton, and Aretha dies without a will. Also making headlines are Bono, Eminem, Pauls-McCartney and Simon, Glimmerglass fest, Ryley Walker, Tim Baker, Anna Calvi, Shirley Manson, Jon Wort Hannam, John Orpheus, and AC/DC.
Taylor Swift has been media-shy of late, and Eminem takes shots at the NRA. Also in the headlines are American Idol, Rosie & the Riveters, Weird Al, Jason Corbett, Emmylou Harris, Glen Hansard, Julian Casablancas, reggaeton, James Levine, and the Dears.
Some Santa headlines mixed in with a potpourri of seasonal stories and eye-catchers from mainstream media at home and abroad.
Making the news today are Kim Stockwood, Folk Music Ontario, the Canadian Jazz Festival, Alice Glass, Humber College, Eminem, Manitoba Music, Courage My Love, Tami Neilson, and Fats Domino. Videos provided for your enjoyment.