Despite Ed Sheeran’s success, hip-hop continues to play a significant role in music. Overall, the genre’s listening increased 74% over the past year according to the music platform that boasts more than 60M paying subscribers worldwide.
Christmas music, underground bands, the Grammys, Shania Twain, tribute groups, Meligrove Band, Arlo Guthrie, Justin Bieber, Barbra Streisand, The Dream Syndicate, and a Halifax requiem are among those making headlines in today's edition.
Justin Bieber, Alessia Cara, Leonard Cohen, Michael Buble and Sarah McLachlan are among the Canadian nominees for this year’s Grammy Awards.
Bruno Mars was the big winner, but several Canadian artists including Shawn Mendes were in the winner's circle last night at the Microsoft Theatre in LA.
Those making our headlines today include Bruce Springsteen, Las Vegas shooting, Kraftwerk, Leonard Cohen murals, Tanya Tagaq, MacEwan University, Lou Reed, Devo, Kacy & Clayton, Venus Festival, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Justin Bieber, Hugh Hefner and Jim Jarmusch.
The Babylon Bee reports a new faith-based collection of Justin Bieber songs. Cross yourself and count to three.
Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber continue their winning streaks on the Albums, Songs and Streaming charts this week.
A collection of news and views and the music biz and musicians.
A taste of what's new and hot on Canadian radio this week, courtesy of the Yangaroo/DMDS music charts.