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‘Sea Shanty TikTok’ brings the music of late Canadian folk artist Stan Rogers To 250% increase in steams

‘Sea Shanty TikTok’ brings the music of late Canadian folk artist Stan Rogers To 250% increase in steams
Sea Shanty TikTok’ brings the music of late Canadian folk artist Stan Rogers to millions of new listeners Ranked by CBC as one of Canada’s Top 100 songs of all time, the late Stan Rogers’ “Barrett’s Privateers” (Borealis/True North Records) is experiencing a very 2021 renaissance thanks to the delightful Internet corner we all needed: ‘sea shanty TikTok.’ The trend... Read More

Universal Music Canada Hires Craig Mannix As Senior Director, Urban Marketing

Universal Music Canada Hires Craig Mannix As Senior Director, Urban Marketing
Industry vet Mannix tapped to lead UMC’s newly created domestic urban marketing team committed to Black Music Universal Music Canada (UMC), the country’s leading music company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig ‘Big C’ Mannix to the role of Senior Director, Urban Marketing. With an impressive track record and decades of experience across almost every facet of the music business,... Read More

Andy Kim Christmas Special Raises Over $190,000 For Crew Nation, CAMH Gift Of Lights And Food Banks Canada

Andy Kim Christmas Special Raises Over $190,000 For Crew Nation, CAMH Gift Of Lights And Food Banks Canada
ANDY KIM CHRISTMAS SPECIAL  RAISES OVER $190,000 FOR CREW NATION, CAMH GIFT OF LIGHTS AND FOOD BANKS CANADA Performances included Andy Kim, Barenaked Ladies, Broken Social Scene, Buffy Sainte-Marie, City and Colour, Glass Tiger & Roch Voisine, Jully Black, Kardinal Offishall, Ron Sexsmith, Sam Roberts, Sarah McLachlan, Serena Ryder & William Prince The 16th Annual Andy Kim Christmas Special, presented... Read More

Internationally Acclaimed Guitarist, Composer & Producer JESSE COOK Releases Stunning Version of “Say Something”

Internationally Acclaimed Guitarist, Composer & Producer JESSE COOK Releases Stunning Version of “Say Something”
 Jesse Cook Releases Stunning Version of “Say Something” —  The Multi-Platinum/Gold & Award-Winning Artist Offers New Take on A Great Big World’s 2013 Hit Watch “Say Something” via YouTube Here Multi-platinum/gold selling and award-winning artist Jesse Cook wants to “Say Something” this year with the release of his new single — available now! “It’s not often a song stops you... Read More

The Tragically Hip Donate Over $40K To The Unison Benevolent Fund Through The Sale Of “Courage Masks”

The Tragically Hip Donate Over $40K To The Unison Benevolent Fund Through The Sale Of “Courage Masks”
Fans And Supporters Can Continue To Purchase The Reusable, Non-Medical Cloth Masks HERE Toronto, ON (January 13, 2021) – Unison Benevolent Fund – the country’s leading music industry charity, providing counselling and emergency relief services to the Canadian music community – would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to The Tragically Hip for their generous donation of over $40,000 (and... Read More

Nominations for the 20th Anniversary INDIES are Now Open!

Nominations for the 20th Anniversary INDIES are Now Open!
Canadian Music Week announces the 20th Anniversary Canadian Independent Music Awards – presented by Jim Beam® Live Streamed on Friday, May 21st, 2021.  Submissions are now open: Part concert and part awards, the 2021 Jim Beam® Indie Awards are a celebration of new music and the artists who inspire the independent spirit, both nationally and internationally. Submit your nomination(s) today for a chance... Read More

Justin Bieber Announces New Single + Video “Anyone” Arriving New Year’s Day  

Justin Bieber Announces New Single + Video “Anyone” Arriving New Year’s Day  
Global superstar Justin Bieber will ring in the New Year with yet another gift for fans across the world. Today, Bieber announces his new single “Anyone” – co-written and produced by Andrew Watt with a visual directed by Colin Tilley – set for release at 12am EST on January 1, 2021. Fans tuned in to Bieber’s livestreamed New Year’s Eve concert presented by T-Mobile will have the chance to hear “Anyone”... Read More

Snotty Nose Rez Kids Drop Official Music Video For “Where They At”

Snotty Nose Rez Kids Drop Official Music Video For “Where They At”
LISTEN/SHARE WHERE THEY AT HERE  “With fierce rhymes committed to the cause of decolonization, Snotty Nose Rez Kids simultaneously nod to the contemporary hip-hop sound they employ and to environmental issues directly affecting Indigenous people.” – Complex  “kinetic and cartoonish chemistry similar to Flatbush Zombies, as well as a bold confrontation of white supremacy with classic hip-hop tropes.” – The... Read More

Matt Mays’ Dog Rhuby Stars In “Talking To The Sky” Music Video, Directed By July Talk’s Leah Fay And Peter Dreimanis

Matt Mays’ Dog Rhuby Stars In “Talking To The Sky” Music Video, Directed By July Talk’s Leah Fay And Peter Dreimanis
Matt Mays shares the video for the song “Talking to The Sky” from his latest album Dog City. The video is a collaboration between Matt and his friends Leah Fay and Peter Dreimanis of July Talk. Both Leah and Peter contributed vocals to the project. Says Matt of the collaboration: “Leah and Peter are some of the most magical people... Read More

Country Music Group Of The Year The Washboard Union To Host Corus Country Radio Christmas Special

Country Music Group Of The Year The Washboard Union To Host Corus Country Radio Christmas Special
Special Airs On Country 105 Calgary, CISN 103.9 Edmonton and Country 104 London on December 25 Corus Radio announced today that Juno award-winning and three-time Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Group of the Year Award winners, The Washboard Union will host A Washboard Union Christmas on Corus Radio country stations across Canada.  The two-hour radio special will air on December... Read More

Platinum Selling Singer-Songwriter Tebey Announces “The Good Ones” Album For January 22

Platinum Selling Singer-Songwriter Tebey Announces “The Good Ones” Album For January 22
Canadian platinum-selling singer-songwriter and award-winning artist Tebey releases his new album The Good Ones on January 22 via Jayward Artist Group/ The Orchard/ Sony Music Canada and all streaming services. The new album pairs Tebey’s pop roots with his cool, contemporary country voice and signature catchy choruses. The Good Ones, an album that offers 3 popular hit songs and a buzzing new track, proudly highlights the title track; a powerful duet with Quebec pop superstar Marie Mai that... Read More

bülow Shares New Music, Cover Of Frank Ocean’s “Lost” Out Now

bülow Shares New Music, Cover Of Frank Ocean’s “Lost” Out Now
Award-winning and multi-platinum selling artist bülow shared new music, a cover of Frank Ocean’s “Lost” via Republic Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. Listen to “Lost” HERE On the song choice, bülow commented, “I haven’t done a lot of covers but I brought the idea to IG and someone asked me to cover it. I had the song stuck in my head for... Read More

Joel Plaskett Delivers “Benefit 4 Dreamland” Video

Joel Plaskett Delivers “Benefit 4 Dreamland” Video
Joel Plaskett Shares Live Off The Floor Video of “A Benefit 4 Dreamland” Featuring Rose Cousins, Mo Kenney, Erin Costelo And More Special Guests Joel Plaskett delivers another visual for his latest project 44, watch the live off the floor video for the album’s last song, “A Benefit 4 Dreamland.” Shot at his studio New Scotland Yard in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, the performance features guests: Rose Cousins,... Read More

Late Show With James Corden / Grammy Nominated Album ‘Unfollow The Rules’

Late Show With James Corden /  Grammy Nominated Album ‘Unfollow The Rules’
Recent GRAMMY® Award nominee for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, Rufus Wainwright was the music and talk guest on Late Late Show With James Corden this past Thursday, December 3. Wainwright performed the song, “Alone Time” from the GRAMMY® nominated album Unfollow The Rules. Along with the song, Wainwright was interviewed by the host about the nomination among other things. You can watch the performance here and interview here. Wainwright,... Read More

Meghan Patrick Releases Powerful Cover of “Black Velvet”

Meghan Patrick Releases Powerful Cover of “Black Velvet”
Juno Award-Winning Track Recorded As Part Of Juno 365 Sessions Stream / download:  https://MeghanPatrick.lnk.to/BlackVelvetPR In the lead-up to her 2020 Juno Award win for Country Album of the Year, Meghan Patrick stopped into the CBC studios to record the Grammy and Juno Award-winning Alannah Myles classic “Black Velvet” for their Junos 365 Sessions series. Meghan recently posted a clip of... Read More

Canadian Music Hall Of Fame Group Loverboy Releases 40th Anniversary Vinyl Edition of Multi-Platinum Certified Self-Titled Album Loverboy

Canadian Music Hall Of Fame Group Loverboy Releases 40th Anniversary Vinyl Edition of Multi-Platinum Certified Self-Titled Album Loverboy
Canadian Music Hall of Fame group, LOVERBOY, celebrates the 40th anniversary of their 5x Platinum-certified, self-titled album Loverboy this year. To commemorate this sonic work of art, the group releases a special limited-edition vinyl of the legendary rock classic today via Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc. Loverboy the album is available for purchase now HERE. Originally released in October 1980,... Read More

The 16th Annual Andy Kim Christmas is going National on Saturday, December 19th

The 16th Annual Andy Kim Christmas is going National on Saturday, December 19th
ANDY KIM CHRISTMAS TELEVISION SPECIAL  in support of Crew Nation, CAMH Gifts of Light and Food Banks Canada airs Saturday, December 19 at 8 pm on Citytv and Citytv.com Featuring performances by Andy Kim, Barenaked Ladies, Broken Social Scene, Buffy Sainte-Marie, City and Colour, Glass Tiger & Roch Voisine, Jully Black, Ron Sexsmith, Sam Roberts, Sarah McLachlan, Serena Ryder &... Read More

Gordon Lightfoot One Night Only Live Worldwide Webcast From The Legendary El Mocambo December 18th @ 8PM ET

Gordon Lightfoot One Night Only Live Worldwide Webcast From The Legendary El Mocambo December 18th @ 8PM ET
Gordon Lightfoot “Streaming The Sundown Live” December 18th at 8:00 pm ET  One Night Only Live Worldwide Webcast From The Legendary El Mocambo In Downtown Toronto  ORDER NOW AT NUGS.NET After more than 50 active years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it’s safe to say that esteemed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot resides with the most exclusive company atop... Read More

The 50th Annual JUNO Awards Pushed Back to May 16, 2021

The 50th Annual JUNO Awards Pushed Back to May 16, 2021
The JUNOS announced updates to its Golden Anniversary in a virtual press conference earlier today Three new JUNO Award statuettes unveiled MusiCounts to award $1.5 million dollars worth of instruments in 2021 The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that The JUNO Awards, returning to Toronto for the 50th anniversary, will move to May 2021. Originally... Read More

George Harrison’s All Things Must Pass Celebrates 50th Anniversary

George Harrison’s All Things Must Pass Celebrates 50th Anniversary
George Harrison’s Seminal 1970 Solo Album, All Things Must Pass, Celebrated On Its 50th Anniversary Today With New Stereo Mix Of Legendary Title Track Record Store Day Limited Edition, Individually Numbered 7” Vinyl Reissue Of “My Sweet Lord” Available Now In celebration of the 50th anniversary of George Harrison’s classic solo album, All Things Must Pass, the George Harrison Estate is... Read More