1. Serena Ryder, Arcade Fire, Drake, Tegan and Sara Win 2014 Juno Awards

    March 30, 2014 3:33 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 award ...

  2. U.K. Indie Cooking Vinyl Launches in Australia

    September 06, 2013 12:23 AM EDT Martin Goldschmidt’s Cooking Vinyl has expanded into Australia. The British indie label has a new office in Melbourne, which is helmed by a twin-track team of two former Shock Records executives, Leigh Gruppetta and Stu Harvey. “Having enjoyed o ...

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  4. Willie Nelson, Shawn Colvin Pay Tribute to Guy Clark

    November 14, 2011 2:15 PM EST 0 0 0 He's one of the most revered writers to ever roam Music City, and the cream of the musical crop will be paying tribute to the great Guy Clark with the release of "This One's For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark." "Guy's song ...

  5. Arcade Fire & the Weeknd Lead Polaris Prize Nominees, Founder Comments on Picks

    July 07, 2011 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Yesterday (July 6), the short list of nominees for the coveted Polaris Music Prize, an award that honors the best album of the year made by a Canadian artist, were officially announced. The list of albums includes Destroyer's acclaimed "Ka ...

  6. Arcade Fire, Neil Young, the Weeknd Among Polaris Prize Nominees

    June 16, 2011 4:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Arcade Fire , Neil Young , the Weeknd , Colin Stetson , Ron Sexsmith and Black Mountain are among the 40 artists that made the 2011 Polaris Music Prize long list, revealed today (June 16) at a press conference in Toronto hosted by CBC Radio's G ...

  7. Arcade Fire, Neil Young, Colin Stetson Among Polaris Prize Nominees

    June 16, 2011 3:56 PM EDT Arcade Fire, Neil Young, Sloan, Stars, Ron Sexsmith and Black Mountain are among the 40 artists that made the 2011 Polaris Music Prize long-list, revealed today at a press conference in Toronto hosted by CBC Radio's Grant Lawrence. The winner ...

  8. Ron Sexsmith Premiere: Watch a Clip From His 'Love Shines' Documentary

    March 15, 2011 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith is the subject of a new documentary titled "Love Shines," and Billboard.com has an exclusive clip from the film. Watch below. In the clip, Sexsmith records his song "Love Shines" with mega- ...

  9. Adele Sells a Million, Sets U.K. Charts Record

    March 07, 2011 10:31 AM EST Adele's "21" (XL) sold its millionth copy in the United Kingdom last week to secure a sixth week atop the album chart, while its "Someone Like You" track started a third week as the U.K.'s No. 1 single. As the English ...

  10. Adele Fends Off Jessie J, Beady Eye on U.K. Album Chart

    March 07, 2011 9:34 AM EST 0 0 0 A dele's "21" (XL) sold its millionth copy in the United Kingdom last week to secure a sixth week atop the album chart, while its "Someone Like You" track started a third week as the U.K.'s No. 1 single. As the English ...

  11. Ron Sexsmith Returns

    November 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Canadian singer songwriter Ron Sexsmith will release his 11th album "Long Player, Late Bloomer" in February/March 2011. Sexsmith achieved a wider audience when he appeared on "Whatever It Takes," the closing track on Michael Bu ...

  12. Elvis Costello's Live Series Continues With 'Hollywood High'

    December 09, 2009 4:15 PM EST 0 0 0 E lvis Costello 's second release in his "The Costello Show" live performance series will be "Live at Hollywood High," a complete 20-song concert recording from June, 1978. The album, which includes 11 previously unreleased ...

  13. Neil Young Tribute Set For Vancouver Winter Olympics

    December 02, 2009 12:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Members of Broken Social Scene , Iron & Wine , Sun Kil Moon , Ron Sexsmith and Joan As Police Woman are among the artists confirmed to appear at a concert celebrating the music of Neil Young as part of the upcoming Vancouver Winter Olympics. The ...

  14. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beck and Danger Mouse make a lean and mean psychedelic opus, Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. presses on with his solo career and Imani Coppola gets back to pop with Little Jackie in this week's H A collaborative album from Wynton Marsalis ...

  15. Sexsmith Plots His 'Exit Strategy'

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Canadian singer/songwriter Ron Sexsmith will release his tenth album, "Exit Strategy of the Soul," on July 8 via Yep Roc. Canadian singer/songwriter Ron Sexsmith will release his tenth album, "Exit Strategy of the Soul," on July ...

  16. Terefe Re-ups With Sony/ATV U.K.

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Writer/producer Martin Terefe has signed a long-term contract extension with Sony/ATV Music Publishing U.K. Stockholm-born Terefe, whose credits include Ron Sexsmith, KT Tunstall, James Morrison, Craig David and a-Ha, recently launched a London-ba ...

  17. Feist Forward

    April 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After two years of touring in support of her 2004 album "Let It Die," Canadian singer/songwriter Leslie Feist realized she had really just been making "baby steps toward an undetermined future." So ra After two years of touring i ...

  18. Feist Forward: Canadian Singer/Songwriter Gets Major Push

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After two years of touring in support of her 2004 album "Let It Die," Canadian singer/songwriter Leslie Feist realized she had really just been making "baby steps toward an undetermined future." So ra After two years of touring i ...

  19. Spoon, New Pornographers Rock The 'River'

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Acts like Spoon, Booker T. & the MGs, Drive-By Truckers, the New Pornographers and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings have signed on for the summer-long River to River concert series in New York. Acts like Spoon, Booker T. & the MGs, Drive-By ...

  20. Sexsmith, Donovan Set For Sundance Showcases

    December 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Donovan, Terence Blanchard, Ron Sexsmith, Jill Sobule and Simon Townshend are some of the artists bringing music to next month's Sundance Film Festival, where organizers will hold a series of concerts Donovan, Terence Blanchard, Ron Sexsmith, J ...

  21. Billboard Bits: Ron Sexsmith, Cash/Case, Apple

    November 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Canadian singer/songwriter Ron Sexsmith has signed a U.S. deal with Ironworks Music, owned by Keifer Sutherland and Jude Cole, for his latest album, "Time Being." Canadian singer/songwriter Ron Sexsmith has signed a U.S. deal with Ironwork ...

  22. McKay Rears Her 'Head' On Own Label

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than nine months after its originally scheduled release via Columbia, Nellie McKay's sophomore album, "Pretty Little Head," will finally arrive Oct. 31 on her own Hungry Mouse label. More than nine months after its originally sch ...

  23. Feist Keeps Touring, Plots Next Album

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For more than two years, Calgary native/Paris resident Leslie Feist has been touring behind her debut Cherry Tree/Interscope album, "Let It Die." For more than two years, Calgary native/Paris resident Leslie Feist has been touring behind h ...

  24. M.I.A., MC5 To Visit New York's SummerStage

    May 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 M.I.A., the MC5 and Coheed & Cambria are among the acts confirmed to play free shows as part of New York's Central Park SummerStage. M.I.A., the MC5 and Coheed & Cambria are among the acts confirmed to play free shows as part of New Yor ...

  25. Avril Takes Juno Hat-Trick

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With three awards, Avril Lavigne led the pack at Canada's 34th Annual Juno Awards, held last night (April 3) at Winnipeg's MTS Centre. Lavigne, who is currently on tour in the Far East, won artist of With three awards, Avril Lavigne led th ...

  26. Out Past the Lights

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Brooklyn-by-way-of-Austin songsmith Ana Egge emerges from opening-act status for the likes of Shawn Colvin and Ron Sexsmith to deserving headliner with her fourth CD, "Out Past the Lights," a breakout Brooklyn-by-way-of-Austin songsmith An ...

  27. Ghosts

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 New York-based Irishman Mark Geary, a recent finalist in Disc Makers' Independent Music World Series (of which Billboard is a sponsor), offers an outstanding sophomore release in "Ghosts." His obscuri New York-based Irishman Mark Gear ...

  28. Hot Product

    October 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "The O.C." 'California' Love Just before the Nov. 4 premiere of the second season of the hit Fox show "The O.C.," Warner Bros. is issuing the next two volumes in the show's soundtrack series. "Music From the O ...

  29. 'The O.C.' Rocks With Two New CDs

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Just before the hit Fox show "The O.C." kicks off its second season on Nov. 4, Warner Bros. will issue the next two volumes in the show's soundtrack series. Just before the hit Fox show "The O.C." kicks off its second season ...

  30. Hymns of the 49th Parallel

    August 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Hymns of the 49th Parallel" is the kind of recording that demands repeated listens—not always easy to do in a culture that thrives on multi-tasking, moving on to the next big thing and bloggin "Hymns of the 49th Parallel" is the ...

  31. Nettwerk Plans Christmas, Kids Compilations

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a batch of new holiday recordings from the likes of the Polyphonic Spree, Death Cab For Cutie and Ivy, Nettwerk America will add a third volume to its "Maybe This Christmas" compilation series th With a batch of new holiday recordings ...

  32. Raitt, Earle Tribute NRBQ

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 NRBQ will be the subject of a tribute album, "The Q People," to be released March 9 on Spirithouse Records. It will be the first release from the Boston-based independent label. Artists on "The Q Peop NRBQ will be the subject of a tri ...

  33. Lips, Ladies Highlight 'Christmas Too'

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nettwerk America has set a Nov. 4 release date for "Maybe This Christmas, Too," a holiday compilation album featuring tracks by the Flaming Lips, Barenaked Ladies and Dave Matthews Band, among others. Nettwerk America has set a Nov. 4 rele ...

  34. Tilbrook Plans U.S. Return

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Squeeze singer/guitarist Glenn Tilbrook has set up dates for his fifth U.S. solo tour since the breakup of the band. Sponsored by VH1 Classic, the club tour will kick off July 26 in San Francis Former Squeeze singer/guitarist Glenn Tilbrook h ...

  35. Travis Members To Back Sexsmith

    June 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The rhythm section from British rock act Travis is slated to be the backing band on Canadian singer/songwriter Ron Sexsmith's sixth album. Bassist Dougie Payne and drummer Neil Primrose will begin wor The rhythm section from British rock act Tr ...

  36. Billboard Bits: Cold, Ron Sexsmith, Reach454

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Cold, Ron Sexsmith, Reach454 Modern rock outfit Cold has been added to this summer's rejuvenated Lollapalooza festival . The band will headline the second stage over 11 dates from July 23-Aug. 10, and join the performers on the main sta ...

  37. South By Southwest Diary: Day Four

    March 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 South By Southwest Diary: Day Four Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW) is a music and media conference offering industry-related panels and presentations, as well as more than 900 acts performing in more than 50 venues over the cour ...

  38. 2003 Juno Awards Nominees

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST JUNO AWARDS NOMINEES Below are the nominees for Canada's 2003 Juno Awards, to be handed out April 6 at the Corel Centre in the country's capitol region, Ottowa-Gatineau. SINGLE OF THE YEAR "Bulletproof," Blue Rodeo (WEA/Warn ...

  39. Nettwerk Plans Eclectic Holiday Collection

    August 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seasonal songs by the likes of Coldplay, Neil Finn, Jimmy Eat World and others make up Nettwerk America's forthcoming compilation "Maybe This Christmas." Seasonal songs by the likes of Coldplay, Neil Finn, Jimmy Eat World and others m ...

  40. A Complete Glenn Tilbrook Hits The Road

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Later this week, former Squeeze mainstay Glenn Tilbrook will embark on a U.S. tour in support of his first solo album, "The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook." His third stateside trek since the album's relea Later this week, former Squeeze m ...

  41. Jackson Browne Plans Acoustic Tour

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Noted singer/songwriter and social activist Jackson Browne will hit the road for a solo acoustic tour, set to begin May 5 in Concord, N.H. The trek will visit a variety of intimate theaters and halls Noted singer/songwriter and social activist Jacks ...

  42. Our Lady Peace Leads Juno Nominees

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With five nominations, Toronto-based modern rock act Our Lady Peace leads the field of Juno Awards nominees. Hard rock act Nickelback and veteran singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen each tied with four no With five nominations, Toronto-based modern rock ...

  43. Albarn, Lambchop, Queens Cover The Kinks

    January 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Blur/Gorillaz principal Damon Albarn, Lambchop, Yo La Tengo, Queens Of The Stone Age, Jonathan Richman, Fountains Of Wayne, and Bebel Gilberto are among the acts that have recorded Kinks covers for "T Blur/Gorillaz principal Damon Albarn, Lambc ...

  44. Canadian Rock Renaissance Captured In New Book

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Canadian music scene has been home to a number of international superstars, from divas such as Celine Dion to country artist Shania Twain. But in a newly published, meticulously crafted look at th The Canadian music scene has been home to a numb ...

  45. Walls & Windows

    December 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Grammy-nominated Maura O'Connell and producer Ray Kennedy (Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle) have focused their considerable artistry on a dozen songs, creating one of the best vocal albums of 2001. Grammy-nominated Maura O'Connell and produc ...

  46. The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook

    September 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After 24 years and 13 albums as the musical director of that classic British pop band Squeeze, Glenn Tilbrook has ventured solo. After 24 years and 13 albums as the musical director of that classic British pop band Squeeze, Glenn Tilbrook has ventur ...

  47. A Quixotic Venture: Squeeze's Glenn Tilbrook Goes Solo

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Glenn Tilbrook's solo debut, "The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook," via his own Quixotic Records, the former Squeeze frontman sings about going it alone in today's marketplace: "I'm pushing out the boat/ On Glenn Tilbrook& ...

  48. Tilbrook Squeezes Out U.S., Oz Dates

    June 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Squeeze mainstay Glenn Tilbrook has laid out a pair of brief tours in support of his first solo album, "The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook." Following a pair of U.K. dates with his band and one solo appear Squeeze mainstay Glenn Tilbrook has la ...

  49. Ron Sexsmith Rocks Out On 'Blue Boy'

    June 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As soon as he chose fellow singer/songwriter Steve Earle as co-producer, Ron Sexsmith knew that his new album, "Blue Boy" (released June 5 by Cooking Vinyl/spinART), was going to be a significant depa As soon as he chose fellow singer/song ...

  50. Billboard Bits: Les Claypool, Ron Sexsmith, Starsailor

    May 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Les Claypool's Frog Brigade, Ron Sexsmith, and Starsailor. Primus bassist/vocalist Les Claypool is taking his new band, the Frog Brigade, out on the road this summer for a series of dates with ex-Grateful Dead principal Phil Lesh. The t ...

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