The Indigenous hip-hop duo (pictured) took home three 2021 Western Canadian Music Awards on Friday. Other notable winners included Begonia, Kelly Bado, Nice Horse, Grant Davidson, Mise en Scene, and William Prince. Industry awards were also handed out.
The Juno Master Class alumni releases a confessional ballad enhanced by judiciously employed strings and built around his warm and intimate voice.
Vinyl relief for small labels, Madonna loses a court battle, and Shania opens up about her long hiatus. Also in the headlines are Slow Leaves, Jim Kerr, queer pop, Kontravoid, Guitar Center, Harry Manx, Camila Cabello, Tronical, Adrian Glynn, Delta Jackson, and Billy Raffoul.
Gordon Lightfoot adds a third Massey Hall show, and CMW announces a new wave of performers. Others making news include Martin Shkreli, Neko Case, J. Miles Dale, Suuns, Bass N' Tings, Lori Yates, The Beaches, FEO, BRDGS, Heavyweights Brass Band, International Women's Day, Slow Leaves, and a farewell to Alexander Buchanan and Ross Solomon. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Those making the news today include Johnny Reid, The Road Hammers, Robbie Robertson, Frank Sinatra, Leonard Kennedy, JP Guilbert, the Soul Train Awards, Tegan and Sara, Gord Downie, CAO, Freeman Dre, The Abrams, BARK, Janice Staub, Slow Leaves, Old Dominion, and Harold Pendleton.
Country-folk songsmith and Allan Slaight Juno Master Class graduate Grant Davidson is about to release a self-produced album, Enough About Me.