SOCAN CEO Jennifer Brown (pictured) is in the Hot Seat, Stratford and Shaw return to life, and a look at the new MuchMusic. Also in the headlines are Jim Cuddy, Breagh Isabel, Shakura S’Aida, Dakota Bear, Jerry Granelli, Tencent, Bruce Springsteen, Sony Music, Hella Mega, Lollapalooza, James Brown, the Olympics, Morgan Wallen, TikTok, Jackie Leven, and the Rolling Stones.
Richard Tichelman wins the 2021 Jim Beam Virtual National Talent Search, Gord Downie (pictured) gets the deluxe reissue treatment, and the FME fest readies a return. Others in the news include Opera Atelier, Measha Brueggergosman, Lindsay Ell, Said The Whale, Alex Cuba, Lina Allemano, Laura Dreyfuss, Young Voices Toronto, and farewell Jerry Granelli, George Higton, and Robby Steinhardt.
Drake (pictured) muses about retirement as he tops Spotify's most-streamed list, BreakOut West kicks off, and Halifax Pop Explosion nears. Also making news are Believe, Nuclear Blast, Music New Brunswick Awards, FMO, Folly & The Hunter, the AMAs, Music PEI Awards, Tami Neilson, Table-Turned, Jack de Keyzer, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Trews, Jerry Granelli, and a farewell to M. William Krasilovsky.