The pop duo receives the National Arts Centre Award and the veteran songsmith joins Angela Hewitt in being honoured with a lifetime artistic achievement award. All will be celebrated at an Ottawa gala on June 2.
Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.
The Montreal-based band's unstinting efforts to resolve the crises conditions in Haiti are in large part recognized in being honoured with the prestigious award.
More than 250 stores across Canada are participating in the annual event that falls on April 21 this year.
Duckworth’s pitch punchline was always, “I’ll get you on the front page.” Now, for most other PR folk this would have been just pitching blather, but in his case, he delivered that front page more often than not!
From Jim Cuddy, Whitehorse and Terra Lightfoot to Maestro Fresh Wes, Jan Lisiecki, and Kellylee Evans, the lineup for the two-day fest is both impressive and eclectic. At $30, a wristband to catch all the action is a serious bargain.
Julie Adam is a diehard Detroit Tigers fan (which doesn’t go down too well at work), and she has coached both her sons’ baseball teams.
Since the release of their self-titled debut in 2003, Billy Talent has sold nearly four million albums in Canada and around the world and on May 11 the quintet receives an achievement award recognizing their successes on the road and on record.
“Ronnie” (Ronald Lawrence Victor) Prophet passed away on March 2, at his home in Florida.
The two soulful Canuck superstars had banner years, but it was Ed Sheeran who took the top honour with his blockbuster hit album. Divide.
When Canuck media superstar Denise Donlon accepts the Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award in Vancouver next month during the Juno Awards festivities, there will be widespread (probably universal) acknowledgement that this one hit the bullseye.