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Snotty Nose Rez Kids Celebrate Indigenous Excellence 
On New Single Something Else

Snotty Nose Rez Kids Celebrate Indigenous Excellence 
On New Single Something Else
Snotty Nose Rez Kids honour National Indigenous Peoples Day with new single and video, Something Else. Drawing from the uproar following exclusion of the Indigenous population in last year’s US Election polling results – labelled as “something else” – the duo turns the term on its head to reclaim identity through sharp bars, new cadences and fresh flows. The song emboldens recognition... Read More

The Tragically Hip Launch Sale Of The Unison T-Shirt

The Tragically Hip Launch Sale Of The Unison T-Shirt
WITH ALL PROCEEDS TO BE DONATED TO THE UNISON FUND, THE TRAGICALLY HIP LAUNCH SALE OF THE UNISON T-SHIRT With all proceeds to be donated to The Unison Fund – Canada’s music industry charity, providing counselling and emergency relief services to the Canadian music community – The Tragically Hip have announced a limited run of The Unison T-Shirt, as seen worn... Read More

Scott Helman Lets Loose On New Song And Video “Old Friends”

Scott Helman Lets Loose On New Song And Video “Old Friends”
As the follow-up to his widely acclaimed album Nonsuch Park (sa), Scott Helman unleashes his angsty new anthem “Old Friends” today, offering the first taste of his forthcoming project due out later this year. Stay tuned for more details coming this summer. The track gives his fans an inside peek at some of his intimate memories – hanging out with... Read More

Big Wreck Team Up With Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger For New Single ‘Middle Of Nowhere’

Big Wreck Team Up With Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger For New Single ‘Middle Of Nowhere’
Canadian rock powerhouses Big Wreck and Chad Kroeger of Nickelback have joined forces on the thunderous new song “Middle of Nowhere,” available now at radio and all digital retailers and streaming services (LISTEN HERE). The song is co-produced by Big Wreck frontman Ian Thornley and Kroeger. Thornley and Kroeger have been friends for many years and have always toyed with... Read More

Barenaked Ladies Announce New Album Detour de Force Out July 16, 2021

Barenaked Ladies Announce New Album Detour de Force Out July 16, 2021
PRE-ORDER / PRE-SAVE Detour de Force Here PREMIERE SINGLE “NEW DISASTER” Watch the “Making of” Album Teaser Here Multi-platinum band Barenaked Ladies announce their 16th studio album Detour de Force will be released on July 16, 2021. Produced by JUNO and Grammy award winner Eric Ratz and Mark Howard, the eagerly awaited album features 14 newly minted tracks including “Flip”,... Read More

JUNO Award-Winning Badass JJ Wilde Joining The Record Company On Tour This Fall

JUNO Award-Winning Badass JJ Wilde Joining The Record Company On Tour This Fall
JJ Wilde – Photo by Sandra Lee JJ Wilde has had a dynamite year! She was the first woman in 25 years to win for her debut album ‘Ruthless’ (the last female winner was Alanis Morissette for ‘Jagged Little Pill’ in 1996), her debut single “The Rush” won the SOCAN Rock Music Award and was featured on the hit TV show The Good... Read More

Iconic Band Crowded House Releases 7th Studio Album ‘Dreamers Are Waiting’

Iconic Band Crowded House Releases 7th Studio Album ‘Dreamers Are Waiting’
Today, iconic band CROWDED HOUSE officially released their highly anticipated seventh studio album Dreamers Are Waiting via BMG – Listen to the album HERE. The new music features founding members Neil Finn and Nick Seymour along with producer and keyboardist Mitchell Froom, guitarist and singer Liam Finn and drummer Elroy Finn. “It’s finally come around… Dreamers need to wait no... Read More

Winners announced for The 2021 JUNO Opening Night Awards

Winners announced for The 2021 JUNO Opening Night Awards
Two special award presentations to industry leaders Gary Slaight (MusiCounts Inspired Minds Ambassador Award Presented by Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation and Pegi Cecconi (Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award) The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) paid tribute to the artists and industry veterans at the forefront of Canada’s music scene this evening at the 2021 JUNO Opening Night Awards... Read More

Gord Bamford To Release New Album Diamonds In A Whiskey Glass On June 4th Via Anthem Records

Gord Bamford To Release New Album Diamonds In A Whiskey Glass On June 4th Via Anthem Records
On June 4th, multiple CMA and 26x CCMA Award winner Gord Bamford will release his brand-new album Diamonds In A Whiskey Glass via Anthem Records. As one of the most decorated country music artists in Canada, Bamford firmly remains at the helm of the genre as he releases new music next month. Diamonds In A Whiskey Glass is the chart-topping entertainer’s highly anticipated 10th studio album,... Read More

CMW Announces Winners of the 2021 Jim Beam® INDIE Awards

CMW Announces Winners of the 2021 Jim Beam® INDIE Awards
Canadian Music Week Announces2021 Recipients of the20th Annual INDIE Awards Grimes Leads With Two Wins Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce the winners of the 20th Annual Jim Beam INDIE Awards, which was broadcast online Sunday, May 30 with virtual award presentations and pre-recorded performances from Toronto’s El Mocambo. International pop star Grimes lead with two wins for Artist of... Read More

Justin Bieber to perform at The 50th Annual JUNO Awards Broadcast on CBC

Justin Bieber to perform at The 50th Annual JUNO Awards Broadcast on CBC
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC today announced a very special performance from Justin Bieber at the 2021 JUNO Awards Broadcast.  This marks his first appearance at the JUNOS since 2010. The superstar has been nominated for 27 JUNO Awards throughout his career, winning seven times with recognition for his albums Changes, Purpose, My World... Read More

Murray McLauchlan Speaks to Racism and Privilege on New Album “Hourglass” out July 9

Murray McLauchlan Speaks to Racism and Privilege on New Album “Hourglass” out July 9
Watch the new video for the single  A Thomson Day (For Tom Thomson)  here Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, Order of Canada recipient and 11-time JUNO Award-winning artist Murray McLauchlan challenged himself to look within himself for issues pertaining to systemic racism, privilege, and economic disparity on his landmark 20th album Hourglass, to be released July 9, 2021... Read More

Jann Arden to perform from The Canadian Music Hall of Fame at The 2021 JUNO Awards on CBC

Jann Arden to perform from The Canadian Music Hall of Fame at The 2021 JUNO Awards on CBC
Jann Arden to perform from The Canadian Music Hall of Fame at The 2021 JUNO Awards on CBC Anne Murray to induct Arden during the nationwide broadcast The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today announced that multi-platinum award-winning artist and Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee, Jann Arden, will hit the stage to perform from her hometown at... Read More

The Tragically Hip Release Saskadelphia 6-Track EP – Stream Now!

The Tragically Hip Release Saskadelphia 6-Track EP – Stream Now!
Welcome to Saskadelphia: The celebrated, iconic band Tragically Hip Surprise Fans with New Album Saskadelphia Out Now! Friday, May 21, 2021 Featuring Six Previously Unreleased Tracks READ THE FULL STORY BEHIND SASKADELPHIA Saskadelphia (Universal Music Canada/UMe) is made up of six previously unreleased tracks written in 1990. Five recorded in that same year during the Road Apples sessions in New Orleans, and one live... Read More

The Glorious Sons ‘Daylight’ Available Now

The Glorious Sons ‘Daylight’ Available Now
Two-time JUNO Award-winning rock band, The Glorious Sons drop the unexpected new song Daylight, today released independently by the group and distributed via award-winning label Black Box. Produced by The Glorious Sons and written by Brett Emmons, Jay Emmons, Chris Koster, Adam Paquette and Josh Hewson, Daylight displays the unpredictable unmitigated kind of sonic catharsis fueled by emotion and unfiltered intensity that offers an awakening to the mind... Read More

Juno Nominated Crown Lands Flaunt The Big Sound Of Their Two-Person Set-Up In Performance Video For “Context: Fearless Pt. 1”, Out Today

Juno Nominated Crown Lands Flaunt The Big Sound Of Their Two-Person Set-Up In Performance Video For “Context: Fearless Pt. 1”, Out Today
“The multi-part, three-years-in-the-making suite ‘Context: Fearless Pt. 1’ may well be one of the most overt Rush tributes ever attempted, with a direct musical nod to ‘Red Barchetta’ and modal riffing straight out of the Alex Lifeson handbook.”— Rolling Stone “Clocking in at a glorious seven minutes and 45 seconds, Crown Lands’ epic, sci-fi-laced ‘Context: Fearless Pt. 1’ is a... Read More

Nickelback Announce The Release Of 2017’s Feed The Machine Tour Live From Red Rocks Performance In 360 Reality Audio

Nickelback Announce The Release Of 2017’s Feed The Machine Tour Live From Red Rocks Performance In 360 Reality Audio
Nickelback Announce The Release Of 2017’S Feed The Machine Tour Live From Red Rocks  Diamond-certified globally celebrated rock band Nickelback announced the May 21st release of their 2017 Live From Red Rocks (Feed The Machine Tour), performance mixed in 360 Reality Audio, a new immersive music experience utilizing Sony’s 360 Spatial Sound technology.  With 360 Reality Audio, fans will experience the vocals and instruments placed within a spherical... Read More

The Tragically Hip set to perform with Feist at The 50th Annual JUNO Awards on CBC

The Tragically Hip set to perform with Feist at The 50th Annual JUNO Awards on CBC
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that 15-time JUNO Award-winning band and Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees, The Tragically Hip, will perform with singer-songwriter, Feist during The 50th Annual JUNO Awards. The performance from Toronto will be broadcast on Sunday, June 6, 2021 airing nationwide at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on CBC TV,... Read More

July Talk concert broadcast presented by Canadian Music Week and The INDIES

July Talk concert broadcast presented by Canadian Music Week and The INDIES
Canadian Music Week and The INDIES Presents JULY TALK Full Concert Broadcast on Sessions Canadian Music Week and The INDIES are thrilled to present a full concert byJuly Talk, on Thursday, May 27 at 8pmET. Fans are invited to watch virtually from anywhere – broadcasting on Sessions. Tickets are on sale now at sessionslive.com/JulyTalk. The July Talk concert features the full... Read More

Canadian Music Week presents Four Feature Music Docs in partnership with Hot Docs

Canadian Music Week presents Four Feature Music Docs in partnership with Hot Docs
Canadian Music Week is pleased to partner with Hot Docs to present four Canadian music documentaries as part of the 2021 CMW Virtual Festival May 18 – 21, 2021. CMW Conference registrants and Hot Docs members will have access to the premiere of No Tickets At The Door, and notable works from the Hot Docs archives including I’m Going To Break... Read More