1. Watch Leonard Cohen's Posthumous Music Video 'Leaving The Table'

    September 19, 2017 4:22 AM EDT The same day Leonard Cohen’s son announced a star-studded tribute concert to his father in Montreal, the Polaris Music Awards premiered a brand new animated video for the late legend’s “Leaving The Table” from his shortlisted album, You Want It Darker. In the new video , Cohen appears to be…

  2. Adam Cohen Talks Bringing Together Elvis Costello, Lana Del Rey & More for First Official Leonard Cohen Memorial Concert

    September 17, 2017 11:59 PM EDT The family of Leonard Cohen has announced a memorial concert to commemorate the first anniversary of the esteemed singer/songwriter’s death. “Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen” will take place on Nov. 6 at Bell Centre in his hometown of Montreal, and will feature performances…

  3. U2 Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen in Toronto: 'We Could All Be So Lucky to Live a Life Like That'

    June 24, 2017 7:46 PM EDT U2 twice paid tribute to Leonard Cohen  Friday night (June 23) during its stadium show for 50,000 people at Rogers Centre in Toronto, right before “Bad,” calling him “an addiction” and injecting “Suzanne” and “Hallelujah” into the song, and later before “One Tree Hill,” when he told a story…

  4. Brian Williams Praises Syrian Air Strikes by Quoting Leonard Cohen

    April 07, 2017 12:03 PM EDT Last night (Apr. 6), the U.S. military launched  dozens of missiles  at Syria, in response to new reports that Syrian president Bashar al-Assad had authorized the use of chemical weapons on his citizens. During a segment discussing the missile launches, MSNBC’s Brian Williams praised the …

  5. Juno Awards 2017 Winners: The Tragically Hip, Leonard Cohen, Alessia Cara & More

    April 02, 2017 9:41 PM EDT Canada is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Confederation this year, so it was only fitting that the annual celebration of Canadian music, the Juno Awards, took place in the nation’s capital, Ottawa — on land several winners reminded us is unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinabeg…

  6. Leonard Cohen's Son Honors His Father & More Highlights from Juno Gala Dinner and Awards

    April 02, 2017 2:10 PM EDT There was a theme at Saturday night’s (April 1) 46th annual Juno Gala Dinner and Awards in Ottawa, Ontario -- and it went beyond the celebration of the best in Canadian music, including winners like The Tragically Hip , the late Leonard Cohen , The Weeknd , and Sarah McLachlan . “Canada is…

  7. Watch Leonard Cohen's 'Traveling Light' Video Featuring Archival, Previously Unseen Footage

    February 23, 2017 9:57 PM EST The memorial clip was created by his 'You Want It Darker' collaborator Sammy Slabbinck and son Adam Cohen. Leonard Cohen 's collaborator on his 2016 album You Want It Darker , Sammy Slabbinck, has shared a new lyric video for the track "Traveling Light" that is filled…

  8. Grammy Awards 2017: Christina Grimmie Fans Upset After 'In Memoriam' Leaves Out Singer

    February 13, 2017 12:28 AM EST Fans of The Voice contestant Christina Grimmie took to Twitter to express their frustration after the 2017 Grammy Awards seemed to have forgotten the performer in the show's "In Memoriam" segment.  During an emotional performance of the Beach Boys ' "God Only Knows…

  9. Brit Awards 2017: Dermot O'Leary, Emma Willis to Host as Michael Buble Pulls Out

    January 31, 2017 12:46 AM EST British TV personalities Dermot O'Leary and Emma Willis will replace Michael Buble as hosts of next month’s Brit Awards after the Canadian singer pulled out to care for his ill three-year-old son. Buble’s withdrawal from the Brit Awards hosting gig was one of the industry’s worst kept…

  10. David Bowie, Rihanna, Little Mix Score Nominations for 2017 Brit Awards

    January 16, 2017 3:24 AM EST With three nominations each , Little Mix , Rihanna and  Skepta are the frontrunners leading up to the 2017 Brit Awards, while the late British legend David Bowie and Canadian rapper Drake are in the chasing pack of artists with two nods apiece. Nominations for this year's awards were…

  11. From Kanye to Leonard Cohen, Video Director Mark Romanek's Photos Give Intimate Glimpse Into a Guarded World: Exclusive

    January 11, 2017 12:33 PM EST When it comes to the medium of music videos, Mark Romanek is a giant. And though his name may not spark instant recognition to the casual pop culture consumer, the 57-year-old’s projects have left an undeniable footprint that spans decades and genres. His was the creative eye behind the…

  12. Leonard Cohen to Be Honored With Benefit Concert in New York

    December 19, 2016 6:11 PM EST Since the death of Leonard Cohen on Nov. 7, countless memorials and tributes have honored his life and legacy. Last month, a benefit concert took place in San Francisco with artists such as  Sun Kil Moon ’s Mark Kozelek ,  Christopher Owens , The Fresh and Onlys ' Tim Cohen, Sonny and…

  13. 10 Best Rock/Alternative Albums of 2016: Critics' Picks

    December 13, 2016 6:07 PM EST We’d all like to find the next big, meaningful artist. Even more, most of us would probably like to get the next big artist, make them our own. In the realm of rock and alternative, 2016 gave us some very literal reality checks, reminding us the value of connecting with the old masters among…

  14. Car Seat Headrest on Kanye West: 'It's the Latest Example of...People Not Listening Enough to the Other Side'

    November 30, 2016 4:11 PM EST When Car Seat Headrest founder and frontman Will Toledo says he's excited about something, you have to take his word for it. Despite releasing a critically acclaimed album, Teens of Denial , that's already making best of 2016 lists ( Rolling Stone ranked it No. 4)   and a year…

  15. Leonard Cohen Songs, 'Hallelujah' Covers Storm Charts

    November 22, 2016 2:03 PM EST In addition to Cohen's original, "Hallelujah" covers by Jeff Buckley, Rufus Wainwright, Pentatonix & more grace multiple charts. A host of songs and albums by Leonard Cohen soar on Billboard charts (dated Dec. 3) after the Nov. 7 death of the acclaimed singer-songwriter.…

  16. Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' Hits Hot 100 for First Time

    November 21, 2016 4:05 PM EST Cohen's original 1984 version of the classic debuts at last at No. 59 following his passing. As previously reported, Rae Sremmurd tops the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Dec. 3) for a second week with "Black Beatles," featuring Gucci Mane . Meanwhile, a legendary recording graces the…

  17. Leonard Cohen Remembered on Billboard 200, Sting Debuts in Top 10

    November 21, 2016 1:25 PM EST As A Tribe Called Quest bows at No. 1 on the new Billboard 200 albums chart with We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service — marking the act’s first No. 1 in over 20 years — the rest of the top 10 gets shaken up by holiday tunes, a late legend, and a returning rock icon. The Billboard 200…

  18. James Arthur, Illy Rule Australia's Charts

    November 21, 2016 4:36 AM EST British singer James Arthur   begins week six at the summit of Australia’s singles chart with “Say You Won’t Let Go” (Columbia/Sony) while homegrown rapper Illy nabs his first-ever No. 1 album Down Under with Two Degrees (Warner) and Leonard Cohen achieves a posthumous career equal-best with…

  19. Leonard Cohen Songs Remixed: Listen to 7 of the Best

    November 19, 2016 3:25 PM EST The world lost more than a musical legend on Nov. 7 when Leonard Cohen passed away. We lost a poet, a powerful and honest voice, a heart who wasn't afraid to look fear in its face and tell the world of all it had seen. Cohen' gravelly voice and spoken-word delivery is iconic and,…

  20. Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' Tops LyricFind Charts Following His Death

    November 17, 2016 3:09 PM EST The song hits No. 1 on the LyricFind U.S. & LyricFind Global charts. After renowned Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen died at age 82 last week, his signature song "Hallelujah" leads the LyricFind U.S. and Global charts (dated Nov. 26), as it debuts at No. 1 on each survey…

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