Musicians

The benevolence demonstrated by Gary Slaight, this year’s Humanitarian Award recipient at the Juno Awards last month, and the Slaight Family Foundation over which he presides, can be summarized...
Sudanese-Canadian hip hop artist and former child soldier Emmanuel Jal is one of three recipients of the 2018 Václav Havel International Prize for Creative Dissent, established in 2012 by the...
The Tragically Hip might at least be pleased that a portion of the proceeds from the sale of Michael Barclay’s new book, The Never-Ending Present (ECW Press), about the Canadian rock band and...
Jay-Z used his recent appearance on My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman to explain why Donald Trump being the president of the United States of America might help turn the...
Few bands mesh the political with the personal, the altruistic with the artistic, quite like Rosie & the Riveters. With their honeyed vocal harmonies, vintage 40s-era look, and conscious...
Legendary folk singer and songwriter John Prine is releasing his first album of new material in 13 years with a magnanimous gesture: the proceeds of every pre-ordered copy of Tree of Forgiveness...
Next time you encounter an interview with a touring musician whining about the rigours of the road, spare a thought for Rich Aucoin. On March 23, the Halifax-based dance/rock artist began a 15-...
Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tony Award-winning actor Ben Platt will perform their new charity song “Found/Tonight” at the March For Our Lives rally in Washington D.C. this...
As a result of the Mental and Emotional Wellness Innovation Challenge, five schools from across America will be receiving support from Lady's Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, and Donors...
MusiCounts, Canada's music education charity associated with The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS, the organization behind the Juno Awards), has announced it will be...

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