Madeline Merlo (pictured) signs to Deluge Music, Arkells pop up at Union Station today, and Drake wins a BET Hip Hop Award. Also in the news are Janet Jackson, Canadian Blast, Ashley MacIsaac, CMTTF, Born Ruffians, Elton John, Shivering Songs, NSMW, Scott Cushnie, Harpdog Brown, and farewell Ian Miles. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Boy George reconvenes Culture Club (pictured), Michael Jackson songs may be fake, and a Temptations-themed musical heads for Broadway. Others making headlines include Justin Bieber, CCMAs, Silver Dollar Room, Dakota Bear, Prince, Placido Domingo, Martin Popoff, Dog Day, Randy Rampage, The Band, and Aretha Franklin.
Making the headlines today are Terra Lightfoot, Terence Trent D'Arby, liner notes, Laila Biali, Frank Sinatra, Joni Mitchell, Gordon Lightfoot, Avril Lavigne, Wolf Parade, Janet Jackson, Nelly, the TSO, Dome Nightclub, Sharron Matthews, Vissia, and Lowlife.