Featured in today's roundup of the news are Celine Dion, Ariana Gillis, Jingle Ball, Rock Hall of Fame, Nickelback, Anya Wilson, Robbie Robertson, Music BC, CIMA, Ought, Alberta Music, Dan McKinnon, Ashley Condon, Dauphin Countryfest, and U.S. Girls. Videos added for your enjoyment.
The Agency for the Performing Arts has expanded its operations into Canada with former UTA Canada COO and CEO Jack Ross and Ralph James heading the Toronto-based division.
It used to be cool to 'hate' Nickelback but after a time the refrain becomes meaningless and even unhip, but the band has always taken its lumps with a grain of salt and offered back humour instead of witty sarcasm.
Nickelback and Lorde are the big winners in this week's Albums chart.