Award Shows Need Rappers More Than Rappers Need Award Shows
In a time when Daniel Caesar and Drake run streaming, will the JUNOs properly recognize the Black artists drawing attention to Canada's music scene?
I Listened to Every Juno ‘Best Single’ to Learn About Canada and Lost the Will to Live
As a Brit listening to Canadian music since the 2000s, I thought Canuck music was cool. History has proven me wrong.
Ria Mae is Climbing Up Canada's Golden Ladder of Pop
The Halifax artist explains her seemingly quick rise from nobody to national attention.
How Wavelength Is Bucking the Unfortunate Trend of Dude-Heavy Festival Lineups
The 'JunosSoMale' fiasco and lack of female festival headliners highlight the gender issues still plaguing the music industry.
Viktor Taiwò Takes a Self-Portrait
Hailing from East London via Nigeria, the fast rising 23-year-old's songs articulate both the intensely personal and strikingly universal.
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Who Will Win & Who Should Win at The 2015 Juno Awards
Leonard Cohen wins everything, but can you believe Justin Bieber isn't nominated for the Fan Choice award?!
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Shut Up About the "Fuck PETA" Controversy, Tanya Tagaq Puts on the Best Live Show I've Ever Seen
Modern art met ancient culture, and the result was explosive.
July Talk’s Ian Docherty On Why Retweeting Insults Is A Good Thing
Does getting insulted on Twitter mean that you've finally made it? We find out.
Fucked Up: Greater Than The Sum Of Their Parts
Toronto's renowned six-piece band opens up about interpersonal relationships, successes, and aging as a band for 13 years.
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We Got Drunk at the Junos Gala
We bothered Randy Bachman at the Juno gala and then got kicked out for stealing someone's seats.
The Junos Are Pretty Good, I Guess
The Canadian Grammys may not be perfect, but does that mean that they're bad? Also, OneRepublic?!
Are The Junos Out Of Touch?
We spoke to the co-chair of voting and nomination for the Junos to find out how acts are selected and how much of the awarding process is based on sales.