Chart-topper Nav (pictured) is profiled, Paul Brandt’s personal cause, and Grimes’ weirdly named baby. Others in the headlines are The Garrys, VSO, Robbie Williams, drive-ins, The Washboard Union, WMG, Paradigm, eMusic, live streams revenue, Philip Glass, Yesterday, Drive-By Truckers, Brian May, and Powderfinger.
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.
The wild ride of Hugh Dillon (pictured), the return of Patrick Watson, and an honour for Domenic Troiano. Others in the headlines include Celine Dion, Gord Downie, TikTok, Spotify, Cameron Crowe, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, NMC, and Miles Davis.
Caracol (pictured) treads new paths on Symbolism, garage rockers UIC are rejuvenated, and the Stones' "She's A Rainbow" is a synch smash. Also in the headlines are Sharon and Bram, The Steadies, Travis Scott, Kiss, Top albums lists, Cardi B, Jackie Fuchs, pay to play, Kate Bush, Robbie Williams, Kacey Musgraves, Bob Dylan, and David Bowie.
A record number of songs are contending to be World Cup anthems, Bey and Jay's duo album celebrates their union, and a look back at NXNE. Also in the headlines are Exclaim's top albums, Steve Albini, Katalogue, sexual harassment at festivals, the Monkees, Rainbow Robert, Heidi Munro, Robbie Williams, Jesse Zubot, Ben Sures, and the death of the CD.
CNN covers Saskatoon's tribute to Joni Mitchell, Robbie Williams comes under fire, and the ascent of Jorja Smith. Others in the headlines include Xavier Rudd, Al Muirhead, Kendrick Lamar, Bodega, NOFX, Leon Bridges, Wares, Little Matchgirl, and Wang Chung.