Alice Glass opens up, Tidal is accused of faking numbers, and Canada's biggest live venues are ranked. Also in the headlines are Bob Goodlatte, Tony Kinman, Prince, Katy Perry, CMW, Tyrant Studios, Eurovision, and streaming.
Rod Stewart has a soft spot for Canada, SXSW remains relevant, and Johnny Reid is back on the road. Also making the headlines are Lorde, Canadian country acts, Pussy Riot, Katy Perry, Nels Cline, Superorganism, Pharis and Jason Romero, Sir Ringo Starr, vintage T-shirts, and a musical Soviet spy.
Toronto's declaration of Clash Day raises eyebrows, and a new Drake video benefits a Miami school. Also in the headlines are Katy Perry, Jessie Reyez, the Brit Awards, Anagram, James Jamerson, CSNY, Zaki Ibrahim, Ian Hunter, No Age, and Nicholas Jennings.
Those in the headlines today include Sam Smith, Katy Perry, virtual reality, Sainsbury's, WECC, Kelly Clarkson, Johnny Clegg, Rolling Stone, Tori Amos, Alan Frew, Kirt Webster, Lemon Bucket Orkestra, and Niall Horan.
Rebellion has a funny way of landing artists in the circles they set out to escape...
Katy Perry clips the competition with Witness debuting in 1st place on the albums chart on the basis of a slender 23K consumption unit tally.