1. Hedley, Drake Dominate Canada's MuchMusic Video Awards

    June 16, 2014 4:17 AM EDT Hedley, a Vancouver rock band that headlines arenas in Canada and has just released their new album in the U.S., not only kicked off the 25th anniversary broadcast of the MuchMusic Video Awards with a performance of their latest single, “Crazy For You,” but took home the most trophies of the…

  2. Drake Shares New Track '0 to 100 / The Catch Up': Listen

    June 01, 2014 8:47 PM EDT Drake dropped new a new track Sunday called “0 to 100 / The Catch Up”, teasing a full album release for spring 2015.  Drake, Hedley Lead Canada's MuchMusic Video Award Nominations “They ain’t make we what I am, they found me like this,” Drizzy raps over a minimal beat co-produced by…

  3. Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran to Perform at 2014 Much Music Video Awards

    May 30, 2014 11:11 AM EDT Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran have been added to the lineup for the 2014 Much Music Video Awards, to air nationwide from Toronto on June 15. Grande has a hit single in "Problem," featuring Iggy Azalea, which is now platinum in the U.S. market. Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith…

  4. Drake, Hedley Lead Canada's MuchMusic Video Award Nominations

    May 22, 2014 12:24 AM EDT Rapper Drake and rocker Hedley lead the pack with six nominations each for the 2014 MuchMusic Video Awards next month in Toronto. Drake and Hedley will go head-to-head in the juried best video and best director categories, while also contending in the Your Fave Artist/Group competition voted…

  5. Sugar Sammy Video Q&A: Canada's Hot Comic

    May 05, 2014 5:21 PM EDT Canadian comedian Sugar Sammy has grossed nearly $3 million on the road. That's a lot of laughs. Sugar Sammy sounds exceptionally relaxed for a guy set to hit the stage in an hour, especially since he's still at the furnished apartment he has rented in Old Montreal. After…

  6. Juno Awards 2014: Serena Ryder, Arcade Fire, Drake, Tegan and Sara Win Early Awards

    March 30, 2014 8:44 AM EDT Serena Ryder won Artist of the Year at the first night of the 43rd annual Juno Awards honoring Canadian music, Saturday night in Winnipeg, beating out category-mates Drake, Michael Bublé, Robin Thicke and Céline Dion. The majority of the 41 awards — 35 in all — were given out at the private…

  7. Arcade Fire Up for Six Juno Awards: Nominees List

    February 04, 2014 4:42 PM EST Michael Bublé, Serena Ryder, Céline Dion, Drake among other top nominees Canadian indie rock heroes Arcade Fire on Tuesday snagged a field-leading six nominations for the Junos, Canada's top music awards. Crooner Michael Bublé and Serena Ryder are each up for five noms, while Céline Dion…

  8. Marianas Trench, Drake Lead 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards Nominations

    May 22, 2013 6:45 PM EDT Vancouver's pop-rock band Marianas Trench -- now a headlining arena act in Canada after a dozen years of hard work, and whose frontman Josh Ramsay co-wrote Carly Rae Jepsen's ubiquitous "Call Me Maybe" -- leads the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards with six nominations,…

  9. Juno Awards 2013: Carly Rae Jepsen, Justin Bieber Lead Nominees

    February 19, 2013 12:35 PM EST Carly Rae Jepsen will go head-to-head against Justin Bieber in four major categories at this year's Juno Awards, taking place April 21 at the Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan. The "Call Me Maybe" singer and Bieber, whose tweets helped propel her to stardom, are both up…

  10. Hot Tours: Roger Waters, Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw, Vans Warped Tour

    July 06, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Legendary rocker Roger Waters is No. 1 in this week's Hot Tours recap with $26.9 million in box office grosses reported from the final North American leg of the blockbuster The Wall Live Tour that wraps later this month. This week's tally includes the 16 performances that occurred…

  11. Juno Awards: Feist, Michael Buble Win Big in Canada

    April 02, 2012 10:30 AM EDT A Christmas album by Michael Bublé took home Album of the Year; Hedley broke its Susan Lucci losing streak; Martin Solveig & Dragonette's "Hello" beat Deadmau5 for Dance Recording; Feist was named Artist of the Year; Canadian's beloved Blue Rodeo were inducted into the…

  12. Drake, Justin Bieber Among 2012 Juno Award Nominees

    February 07, 2012 6:16 PM EST Canada's Juno Awards has announced its 2012 nominees. The broad field includes a number of stars who've hit it big in the U.S., including multiple nominations for Drake , Justin Bieber and Nickelback , among others. Drake and Bieber will face off in the Album of the Year category,…

  13. Arcade Fire, Justin Bieber Win Big at Canada's Juno Awards

    March 28, 2011 12:30 AM EDT As expected after their Grammy win and banner year, Arcade Fire took home the most Juno Awards in Toronto over the weekend, in part of a 40th anniversary celebration of the Canadian awards show that included Shania Twain , Neil Young and many others, with Drake as host. Thirty-two awards were…

  14. Drake, Justin Bieber Lead Juno Award Nominees

    February 01, 2011 2:12 PM EST Get set for Drake to face off against Justin Bieber at the Junos. Canadian hip-hop star Drake leads the field with six nominations going into the Junos, with Bieber taking four of his own. Drake, born in Toronto as Aubrey Graham, picked up nods for best album, best songwriter, best rap…

  15. Justin Bieber, Drake, Miley Cyrus Win Much Music Awards

    June 21, 2010 12:41 PM EDT J ustin Bieber went three for three at Sunday night's (June 20) Much Music Awards in Toronto, taking home awards in each of the categories for which he was nominated. Bieber won UR Fave Video and UR Fave New Artist for "Baby" featuring Ludacris, and Best International Video by…

  16. Hot Tours: Rod Steward, James Taylor & Carole King, Carrie Underwood

    May 27, 2010 12:49 PM EDT Two more dates have been reported from Rod Stewart 's brief tour through the U.K. and Ireland, giving the English singer the top spot on this week's Hot Tours chart. Following the tour opener in Dublin (May 11-12), the next three shows were held at Odyssey Arena in Belfast (May 15…

  17. Hot Tours: Taylor Swift, Pearl Jam, Rod Stewart

    May 20, 2010 5:28 PM EDT After charting six previous times on the Hot Tours chart so far this year, country star Taylor Swift earns her first stint at No. 1 with $8.1 million in ticket sales revenue reported from the ongoing Fearless Tour. Box office grosses from 10 performances at eight arenas were reported during…

  18. Drake Leads MuchMusic Video Awards Nods

    May 19, 2010 8:30 AM EDT Drake has received a field-leading seven nominations for the MuchMusic Video Awards. The Canadian rapper received a nod for best hip-hip video for the song "Successful," and separate best international video nods for the singles "Over" and "Forever," which also…

  19. Neil Young, Avril Lavigne Play Olympics Closer

    March 01, 2010 7:40 AM EST A wide-ranging group of Canadian performers headlined the closing ceremonies of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, including a surprise appearance by Neil Young , as well as songs from the likes of Michael Buble and Avril Lavigne. The performers had been kept as a closely guarded secret until…

  20. Virgin Music Fest Expands To Five Canadian Cities

    May 08, 2009 6:47 AM EDT The Virgin Music Festival will hit five Canadian cities this summer, including Montreal, the event’s organizers announced today. The festival, which launched in 2006, is sponsored by Virgin Mobile Canada, which was fully acquired by Canadian telecommunications giant Bell Canada today. Event…

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