1. Allan Reid, Newly Appointed Head of Canada's Recording Academy, Talks Junos

    January 28, 2015 5:35 PM EST Allan Reid has been a towering, affable presence in the Canadian music industry for over 25 years. The newly named president and CEO of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), based in Toronto, Reid was behind contracts with ...

  2. Tegan and Sara, Metric Make the Polaris Music Prize Short List

    July 16, 2013 1:37 PM EDT The short list for the 2013 Polaris Music Prize was revealed in Toronto on Tuesday, with Metric, METZ, Purity Ring and Tegan and Sara among the ten acts in the running for Canada's best album of the year. The announcement was made at a med ...

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  4. Feist Wins Polaris Music Prize

    September 25, 2012 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 'Metals' wins Canadian award for album of the year, besting full-lengths by Drake, Grimes, Japandroids. Feist's fourth album "Metals" earned the singer-songwriter the 2012 Polaris Music Prize, given to the best album of the ...

  5. Polaris Music Prize Shortlist: Drake, Feist, Japandroids in Running

    July 17, 2012 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Drake , Grimes , Japandroids , Feist , Handsome Furs and Kathleen Edwards were among the ten artists short-listed for the 2012 Polaris Music Prize, which recognizes "the best" Canadian album of the year as determined by more 200 members of ...

  6. Drake, Grimes, Japandroids, Feist Among 2012 Polaris Music Prize Short List

    July 17, 2012 3:58 PM EDT Drake, Grimes, Japandroids, Feist, Handsome Furs and Kathleen Edwards were among the ten artists short-listed for the 2012 Polaris Music Prize, which recognizes "the best" Canadian album of the year as determined by more 200 members of t ...

  7. Drake, Grimes, Feist Among Polaris Music Prize Best Album Nominees

    June 14, 2012 3:22 PM EDT As Toronto has been buzzing with performances by 780 bands throughout the city for North By Northeast (NXNE), on the quieter west coast, for the first time in the Polaris Music Award's seven-year history, the 2012 Long List was announced live ...

  8. Adele, Feist, Melanie Fiona, Gary Slaight Honored at Juno Awards Gala Dinner

    March 31, 2012 10:45 PM EDT For the second time in the Juno Awards 41-year history, the annual celebration of Canadian music was held in the nation's capital of Ottawa, beginning with the private gala dinner at the Ottawa Convention Centre on Saturday evening at which t ...

  9. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:26 PM EST Radiohead, Phish, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, ...

  10. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Radiohead , Phish , the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, ...

  11. Bon Iver, Alicia Keys to Collaborate

    February 02, 2012 9:14 PM EST 0 0 0 Bon Iver 's Justin Vernon might be indie rock's busiest performer. The Grammy-nominated musician, whose past collaborations range from Kanye West to the National to Kathleen Edwards (whom he joined for a World Cafe performance this week), ...

  12. Morning Heds: Tom Freston's Billion $ Revenge, HMV Bidders, Western Union Goes Hip-Hop

    January 04, 2012 9:21 AM EST Tom Freston's $1 Billion Revenge: Ex-Viacom Chief Helps Vice Become the Next MTV Forbes After Sumner Redstone fired Tom Freston from MTV, he helped Vice buy out Viacom's stake for an undisclosed amount and joined Vice as an advisor, one ...

  13. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber's Vanity Fair Woes, Linkin Park's Secret Show

    July 05, 2011 7:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber's Vanity Fair Cover Lowest Seller in 12 Years Justin Bieber may have more than 10 million Twitter followers, and a hit with his documentary "Never ...

  14. DMB, Wilco, Panic Set For 10,000 Lakes Fest

    January 21, 2009 1:16 PM EST 0 0 0 Dave Matthews Band, Wilco and Widespread Panic will headline the seventh 10,000 Lakes Festival, to be held July 22-25 at Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, Minn. Also on the bill are Umphrey's McGee, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Railroad Ear ...

  15. DMB, Wilco, Panic Set For 10,000 Lakes Fest

    January 21, 2009 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews Band, Wilco and Widespread Panic will headline the seventh 10,000 Lakes Festival, to be held July 22-25 at Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, Minn. Also on the bill are Umphrey's McGee, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Railroad E ...

  16. Caribou's 'Andorra' Wins Polaris Music Prize

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Caribou's "Andorra," an album creator Dan Snaith said he made "at home in a bedroom," has won the third Canadian Polaris Music Prize. Caribou's "Andorra," an album creator Dan Snaith said he made "at home ...

  17. Black Mountain, Kathleen Edwards To Play Polaris Gala

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The gala for the Polaris Music Prize, an annual award presented to the best Canadian album, will take place on Sept. 29 with live performances by nominees including Vancouver psych rockers Black Mountain and Ottawa alt-country singer Kathleen Edwa ...

  18. Decca Deal For Plant/Kraus Label

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Independent roots label Rounder has signed an extensive international licensing deal with Decca Music Group. With immediate effect, Universal Music Group's Decca label will release and promote a large part of Rounder's current repertoire ...

  19. Canadian Fest Heads To London

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A concert including alt-country singer Kathleen Edwards and rock band The Trews will hit Trafalgar Square in London, U.K., on the evening of June 30. The concert, called "Canada Rocks Trafalgar Square," is free and is being held in celeb ...

  20. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    March 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alan Jackson gets back to his brand of traditional country, the Black Crowes unveil their first new album in more than seven years, Michael McDonald scores again by showing his "soul" and AB Quintanil The debut album from Greg Dulli and Ma ...

  21. New Kathleen Edwards Album Due In March

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kathleen Edwards will release her first album in three years come March. "Asking for Flowers," due March 4 via Zoe/Rounder, was produced by the songwriter herself... Kathleen Edwards will release her first album in three years come March. ...

  22. Doe Back From The 'Wilderness' On New Album

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 John Doe figured out a unique way to finish his forthcoming solo album, "A Year in the Wilderness": he didn't give himself a choice. John Doe figured out a unique way to finish his forthcoming solo album, "A Year in the Wildernes ...

  23. Petty, Morrison, Nelson Top 'Austin City Limits' Bill

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tom Petty, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, Massive Attack and Gnarls Barkley are among those lined up to play the 2006 Austin City Limits Festival. The Sept. 15-17 event will present 130 artists on eight Tom Petty, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, Massive ...

  24. ON TV

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 17 “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jamie Foxx (also scheduled: Jeff Bridges). “My Music Mix,” Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sara Evans “VH1 News P ...

  25. Crowe Finalizes 'Elizabethtown' Soundtrack

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The full track list has been confirmed for the soundtrack to "Elizabethtown," Cameron Crowe's highly anticipated new film. The full track list has been confirmed for the soundtrack to "Elizabethtown," Cameron Crowe's hi ...

  26. Coldplay, Wilco, Crowes Lead ACL Lineup

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay, Wilco, Widespread Panic, Oasis, the Black Crowes, Jimmy Cliff, Death Cab For Cutie, Doves, Buddy Guy, the Allman Brothers Band and Franz Ferdinand lead the lineup for the fourth Austin City Coldplay, Wilco, Widespread Panic, Oasis, the Bla ...

  27. CD/DVD Salutes Bluegrass Fest's 30th

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the Telluride Bluegrass Festival pulls into its 32nd year, Rounder Records is commemorating the annual event's 30th anniversary with separate CD and DVD releases. As the Telluride Bluegrass Festival pulls into its 32nd year, Rounder Records ...

  28. Edwards Plots North American Tour

    April 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kathleen Edwards has confirmed dates for a North American tour in support of her Zoe/Rounder sophomore album, "Back to Me." Kathleen Edwards has confirmed dates for a North American tour in support of her Zoe/Rounder sophomore album, " ...

  29. Lineup Set For Glastonbury Festival

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Stripes are among the headline acts at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival, to be held June 24-26. Veteran artists Brian Wilson, Van Morrison and Elvis Costello are a Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Strip ...

  30. Back to Me

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Two years after her debut release, "Failer," Canadian singer/songwriter Kathleen Edwards delivers "Back to Me," a gorgeous collection that is equal parts country and rock, joy and (more often than not Two years after her debut re ...

  31. SXSW 2005 PREVIEW (4 of 4)

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Selected profiles of noteworthy acts that will perform during this year's South by Southwest Music & Media Conference March 16-20 in Austin, Texas: Willy Mason, Kathleen Edwards, L'Altra and M.I.A Selected profiles of noteworthy acts t ...

  32. Billboard Bits: Cocteau Twins, Daltrey & More

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stories on the Cocteau Twins, Roger Daltrey, Stereophonics and the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. The Cocteau Twins have pulled out of their previously announced April 30 performance at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. ...

  33. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Feb. 28-March 6, 2005).

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Feb. 28-March 6, 2005). MICHAEL'S ON TRIAL: Not since O.J. Simpson has there been a celebrity legal proceeding that has generated the media storm that Michael Jackson's trail on charges ...

  34. Hot Product

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Soul legend Solomon Burke’s “Make Do With What You Got” (Shout! Factory), featuring songs penned by Bob Dylan, Van Morrison and Dr. John. The sophomore album from hard rock act th ...

  35. Edwards Is 'Back' With New Album

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. On her sophomore album "Back to Me," 26-year-old Canadian singer/songwriter Kathleen Edwards boldly declares her prowess at seduction. On the title track, she warns, "I've got ways t ...

  36. Billboard Bits: Bad Plus, Jazz Fest, Kathleen Edwards

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Bad Plus, Jazz Fest, Kathleen Edwards Jazz trio the Bad Plus will on March 15 release the concert document "Blunt Object: Live in Tokyo" via Columbia. The eight-track set finds the band running through such rock numbers as Queen� ...

  37. Wilson, Costello Sign On For South By Southwest

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The revival of Brian Wilson's long dormant "Smile" album will be the subject of an all-star panel discussion at this year's South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas. The revival of Brian Wilson's long dormant " ...

  38. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Nov. 15-21)

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 15-21, 2004). IT'S EMINEM'S WORLD: And you're just living in it. With the release of his latest album, "Encore" (Interscope), Eminem is pulling out most of the stops ...

  39. 47TunesOnTV

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 15-21, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 15 "106 & Park," BET Featured artist: Destiny's Child. "Green Day Makes a Video," MTV2 Featured artist: Green Day (& ...

  40. Edwards Plants CD, DVD On One Disc

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Select North American retailers are currently carrying Kathleen Edwards' "Live at the Bowery Ballroom" EP. The Rounder Records release is a DVD-Plus disc, which allows for one side of the disc to feat Select North American retailers a ...

  41. Dido, Sarah, Avril Contribute To 'Oh!'

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nettwerk America and women's cable network Oxygen Media have teamed for a charity compilation album featuring female musicians, with proceeds going to Oxygen's "Build Your Own Business" public-service Nettwerk America and women&# ...

  42. Lost Highway Collects 'Found' Gems

    August 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alternative country flagship label Lost Highway has set a Sept. 23 release date for "Lost & Found -- Vol. I," a single-disc collection of rarities, b-sides and unreleased music from artists on the Alternative country flagship label Los ...

  43. Stones, AC/DC Rock Toronto Benefit

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than 450,000 fans turned out last night (July 30) in Toronto for the Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto benefit at Downsview Park, aimed at boosting the city's sagging economy in the wake of the S More than 450,000 fans turned out last nigh ...

  44. Toronto SARS Benefit To Draw 430,000

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although 500,000 people were expected, organizers say the audience will likely be closer to 430,000. More details have been released regarding the July 30 Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto concert, featuring the Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Rush, Justin T ...

  45. Billboard Bits: Blue Rodeo, TMBG, Jeff Klein

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blue Rodeo joins Rolling Stones & Friends Toronto concert, They Might Be Giants song featured in GapKids commercial, and singer/songwriter Jeff Klein extends his New York residency. Blue Rodeo has been added to the massive Rolling Stones & F ...

  46. Billboard Bits: SARS Benefit, Amos, MLB All-Star Game

    July 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on SARS Benefit, Amos, MLB All-Star Game The July 30 Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto Concert , headlined by the Rolling Stones, will see tickets capped at 500,000. The show, designed to help the city's sagging tourism and hospitality sec ...

  47. 150,000 Tickets Sold For Toronto SARS Benefit

    June 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The star-studded Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto concert sold a record 150,000 tickets in its first day of sales, according to Ticketmaster Canada. The event's main sponsor, Molson Canadian, also sa The star-studded Molson Canadian Rocks for ...

  48. Stones Toronto Show A Benefit, Not A Freebie

    June 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With today's (June 24) official confirmation of a massive Rolling Stones concert in Toronto came the news that the event will not be free. The July 30 show -- which will also feature an eclectic lineu With today's (June 24) official confir ...

  49. Billboard Bits: Field Day, Verizon/RIAA, Kathleen Edwards

    June 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Field Day, Verizon/RIAA, Kathleen Edwards The beleaguered Field Day festival, which yesterday revamped to a single-day event Saturday at East Rutherford, N.J.'s Giants Stadium, has announced its full reconfigured lineup. Original headli ...

  50. House of Blues, West Hollywood, Calif.

    May 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite on-air support from local NPR station KCRW, Canadian singer/ songwriter Kathleen Edwards faced a sparse house at the House of Blues for her Los Angeles debut. Maybe it was attrition because of Despite on-air support from local NPR station KC ...

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