Music Biz Headlines

Music Biz Headlines

December 13, 2017
by Kerry Doole

In today's wrap, Sheryl Crow takes aim at country artists afraid to favour gun control, and Janelle Monae unveils her first art exhibit. Also featured are Stevie Wonder, The National, Kesha and Macklemore, R. Harlan Smith, Christmas songs, Neil Young and David Bowie.

December 11, 2017
by Kerry Doole

In today's roundup, a pioneering digital currency scheme allows fans to purchase a piece of a song. Other topics include a rating of singing drummers, a chorister's Leonard Cohen adventure, Johnny Hallyday's mass funeral, and Neil Young's massive archives.

December 8, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Subjects in today's wrap include Neil Young, Jimi Hendrix, underground music scenes, sound design, Bon Jovi, Elvis Costello, Moogfest, William Prince, Alex Lahey, and the Sam's sign.

December 6, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Today's roundup of the headlines looks at the Canadian music stars writing theatrical shows. Also featured are St. Vincent, The Horseshoe Tavern, Queen, Chris Stapleton, Eric Clapton, Al Green, John Prine and LCD Soundsystem.

December 4, 2017
by Kerry Doole

A feature about Canadian places and people that have influenced Neil Young leads off our look at the headlines. Also featured are comedy albums, A Tribe Called Red, Richard Hell, Radiohead, Boland, The Pack a.d., and Ansley Simpson.

December 1, 2017
by Kerry Doole

This year's Grammy noms list shows that the Academy is now recognising the impact of hip-hop. Also in today's headlines, Jimmy Iovine, Steve Earle, Jann Arden, R. Kelly, Gorillaz, Andy Shauf, A Tribe Called Red, Come From Away, and The Beaches.

November 29, 2017
by Kerry Doole

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.

November 27, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Mozart, Bach, Black Friday, Dead Dog Records, A&R angels, Kevin Drew, Ben Kowalewicz, Justin Bieber, Kellylee Evans, David Cassidy, Mauno, Sam Grosso, Gregory Porter, Kat Danser, and Taylor Knox are among those making headlines in today's edition.

November 24, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Scooter Braun makes a passionate plea for the music biz to shine a light on the issue of sexual harassment, while others included in our wrap of the headlines include Barbra Streisand, Chromeo, and Mayday, termed the Beatles of Asia.

November 22, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The songs surgeons play while working in the operating room make our roundup of headlines, alongside Jann Arden's new memoir, the Doctor Who theme, and dance music in outer space.

November 20, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Tom Wilson explains the compelling personal story behind his new memoir Beautiful Scars, while Kevin Drew's new play and the legacy of hair metal band Hanoi Rocks also figure in today's look at the headlines.

November 17, 2017
by Kerry Doole

A heartfelt plea for men in the music industry to clean up their act leads off today's roundup of the headlines.  Buffy Sainte-Marie's activist songs, Daniel Lanois' adventurous approach, and a break-up with Morrissey also make headlines.