Wassim “SAL” Slaiby (pictured) heads the new Universal Arabic Music label, Justin Bieber sets an unusual chart record, and Six Shooter Records signs Boy Golden. Also in the news are POP Montréal, Martha Wainwright, Century Egg, Soundstreams, Emma Fowler, Brian Blain, Lance Anderson, and farewell Paul Humphrey.
The Montreal singer’s expressively emotional vocals are neatly complemented by those of her famous brother on this new single.
Martha Wainwright (pictured) leads another Montreal singalong, a playlist for John Prine, and a plethora of pandemic-themed stories. Others in the headlines include Tencent, UMG, Kobalt, TikTok, Tom Rush, Basia Bulat, Cirque du Soleil, Live Nation, Robbie Williams, Spotify, Adam Schlesinger, and Huawei.
Acclaimed singer/songwriter Martha Wainwright (pictured) has opened a new cultural venue in Montreal, Heather Nova returns with her 10th album, and the NXNE lineup is announced. Also in the news are Mark Howard, Manitoba Music, Indigenous Day Live, Peter Serrado, Ken Stead, Music PEI, Music Nova Scotia, and Scarlett Jane. Videos added for your enjoyment.