AJR to Release Debut Album
Jul 17 2014

AJR, the brothers who bred the infectious track "I'm Ready', are set to release their debut album Living Room.  Out September 30th, 2014 the album with be the brothers' first, and follows up the release of their EP, the I'm Ready EP which was released just earlier this year.

AJR has had the oppourtunity to support the likes of The Wanted and Demi Lovato, and recently wrapped a nationwide tour supporting Lindsey Stirling.

Watch their viral song of the summer, "I'm Ready", on YouTube below:

Brett Kissel is the 'Most Nominated Artist' at the 2014 CCMAs!
Jul 16 2014

With 8 nominations, Brett Kissel tops the list of artists nominated at the 2014 Canadian Country Music Association Awards.

Brett’s nominations include:

  • Male Artist of the Year
  • Single of the Year
  • Album of the Year
  • Songwriter(s) of the Year
  • CMT Video of the Year
  • Interactive Artist of the Year
  • Record Producer(s) of the Year
  • Album Design of the Year

"Most of my career highlights have been experienced at the CCMAs, whether those were meeting some of my favorite artists, performing collaborations with Hall of Famers, or rocking out on the biggest stage in Canadian country,” says Brett. "This year, with 8 nominations, I can't even begin to describe how excited I am to roll into Edmonton, my hometown, and experience what's yet to come with my friends and family by my side."

The 2014 CCMA Awards show will be broadcast Sunday, September 7, on CBC at 8:00 p.m. local time (8:30 NT) with an encore airing on CMT at 10:00 p.m. ET.

Earlier this week, Brett premiered the music video for his latest single, “Tough People Do,” the fourth single off his major label debut album Started With A Song. 

Vance Joy Announces Album and North American Tour Dates
Jul 15 2014

Vance Joy has announced the release of his much anticipated debut album, Dream Your Life Away.   The album includes the breakthrough hit single, “Riptide” and arrives in Canada on September 9th.  The album is available for pre-order starting today. 

To add to the excitement, following the release, Vance Joy will embark on the Dream Your Life Away World Tour which stops in Toronto, Ottawa, London, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver this November.  (See dates below!)

November 1 - Toronto, ON - Phoenix Concert Theatre
November 3 - Ottawa, ON - The Observatory at Algonquin College
Novemebr 4 - London, ON - London Music Hall
November 11 - Winnipeg, MB - West End Cultural Centre
November 14 - Calgary, AB - Republik
November 16 - Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom

Jason Mraz's "YES!" Now Available
Jul 15 2014

Following the week long album stream on CBC Music, Jason Mraz's YES! is now available! (Click to download on iTunes!)

YES! marks what is perhaps the most unexpected and accomplished collection of the San Diego-based troubadour’s already extraordinary career. Highlighted by the first single, “Love Someone,” the album finds Mraz teaming up with his longtime friends, Raining Jane.

The multi-GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter has also announced the North American leg of his upcoming YES! World Tour, which includes stops includes stops in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver (listed below).

October 7, 2014 - Montreal, QC - Salle Wilfrid-Pellietier
October 8, 2014 - Toronto, ON - Massey Hall
October 9, 2014 - Toronto, ON - Massey Hall
October 23, 2014 - Vancouver, BC - Queen Elizabeth Theatre 

New Music Video From Royal Blood For "Figure It Out"
Jul 08 2014

No need for your 3D glasses here - Royal Blood are using the blue/red effect in a whole different way in their latest music video.  The UK duo keep on rocking with their upcoming single "Figure It Out"!

Royal Blood will be making their way to Canada this August long weekend for Osheaga in Montreal, as they'll be stopping by Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg while on tour with Pixies this October!