Alessia Cara (pictured) performs at the CSHF Gala and is joining the Mississauga Music Walk of Fame, Canadian Country Music Week announces lineups, and Drake keeps breaking records. Also in the news are Olivia Rodrigo, Alanis Morissette, POP Montreal, Muskoka Music Festival, Havelock Country Jamboree, Canadian Heritage, Oscar Peterson, Contact East, NSMW Bursary, Rush, bbno$, Julian Taylor, Sloan, Universal Honey, and Silverstein.
Sloan (pictured) gives Navy Blues a deluxe reissue, voting opens for the 2019 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize, and the Junos revamp the Indigenous music category. Also in the news are The Garrison, the Cobalt Prize, Ed Roman, Royal Wood, Don Breithaupt, and farewell Barrie Masters and Kim Shattuck.
Nick Cave (pictured) gets bronzed, Morrissey gets roasted, and Saul Williams explains poetry's growing popularity. Also making headlines are Gilles Vigneault, Sloan, Stephin Merritt, Kevin Breit, Kamasi Washington, SLAV, Paul McCartney, Robert Plant, Vancouver Jazz Fest, and Dean Brody.
Sloan gives up the secrets to longevity, Beyonce rewards black students, and Kardinal Offishall salutes the Raptors with Northern Touch remix. Others in the headlines include Janelle Monáe, Record Store Day, #MeToo, Kanye West, Prince, Johnny Reid, Lo Moon, and London Music Awards.
The odds to win has won, as Cardi B's debut long-play rockets straight to No. 1 in its first week of release. There are a few other new entries, including Canada's favourite-to-win pop band
Sloan, with album '12' breaking into the top 50.
CMW's lineup announcement includes Sloan (pictured) and a reunited Slow, and The Weeknd signs Black Atlass to his XO label. Also in the news today are Unity Charity, Winter Ball, Tasha the Amazon, The Northern Pikes, Graffiti's, The Young Novelists, Alex Lifeson, Felix Cartal, and farewells to Craig MacGregor and Jóhann Jóhannsson. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Today's read has something for everyone. Included names in the news range from Quincy Jones to Molly Johnson, Francouvertes to the Johnny McCuaig Band and Tom Wilson. Plus, a reel of really good videos for your viewing pleasure.