Famed photographer John Rowlands (pictured) seeks support, female Canadian producers discuss their dream gigs, and Bryan Adams shows love to a Vancouver hospital. Others in the headlines include Sheldon James, Leonard Cohen, Cadillac Bill, Festival de la Voix, John Stetch, Stayoutlate, Live Nation, Allen Ginsberg, Alice Cooper, Sylvain Sylvain, Paul McCartney, and Nick Cave.
A profile of Merck Mercuriadis, Cory Weeds (pictured) is on a roll with Cellar Music Group, and Sebastian Bach ruffles feathers. Also in the headlines are the Hamilton scene, CRA, Blue Jays theme, the Guess Who, Grievous Angels, Spotify, Bandcamp, Neil Jacobson, video games, Marianne Faithfull, One Night in Miami, and Barry Gibb.
The new love songs of David Myles (pictured), a look back at cult folk singer Elyse Weinberg, and a socially distanced US rock show. Others in the headlines include Leonard Cohen, Toronto’s African artists, Century Egg, Spotify, Reeperbahn fest, Reservoir, Tekashi 6ix9ine, Keith Urban, Splice, Abba, Bruce Allen, Ian Curtis, Guns ‘N Roses, Rod Stewart, The Human League, Ian Anderson, and Devo.
David Clayton Thomas (pictured) heads up the Caravan of Music fundraiser, Steve Jordan farewelled by Polaris, and coronavirus fears impact SXSW. Also in the news are the CBC Music Festival, Ultra, The Lumineers, Lady Gaga, Jane Siberry, Mini Pop Kids, Hugh's Room Live, Jully Black, Alissa Faratro, TBS, Jean-Paul De Roover, and The Pairs.
Juno nominee Lauren Spencer-Smith (pictured) is featured on American Idol, Polaris Music Prize is critiqued, and a musical homage to Tina Turner. Others in the headlines include Doug and the Slugs, Loverboy, Tafelmusik, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, streaming revenues, Woody Guthrie, hip-hop producers, David Roback, Green Day, and Miranda Lambert.
Following their performance on the Academy Awards broadcast last week, Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born soundtrack returns
Rumours of a Justin and Hailey (pictured) wedding event, the fallout from the demise of RPM distro, and the vocabulary of hip-hop make news headlines. Others in the headlines include James Blake, Lanco, The Lemon Twigs, Erin Wall, Drake, the ESO, Bravado, Roc Nation, Lady Gaga, HMV, Bandcamp, Voivod, Geddy Lee, Marty Stuart, the Beatles, Mott the Hoople, and Grimes.
Roots-rock ensemble Cuff the Duke (pictured) returns to the fray, vinyl supplier RPM closes down, a Beatles collection is stolen, and the Who announces another farewell tour. Also in the headlines are John Lennon, Lana Del Rey, Dierks Bentley, Spotify, R. Kelly, Total Gadjos, TSO, CES, Asian underground, music videos, The Masked Singer, the 1975, United Sound Systems, and Lou Reed.
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born soundtrack remains at No.
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Bono incites feminist ire with his comments and a Leonard Cohen collection at the U of T offers gems. Those also featured in today's headlines include Lady Gaga, Major Love, Cheapies, Doug Paisley, Lorde, Rihanna, The Killers, and more Best of 2017 albums lists.