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Beyoncé becomes first Black woman to claim top spot on Billboard's country music chart

Beyoncé becomes first Black woman to claim top spot on Billboard's country music chart

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyoncé made history once again: The superstar singer has become the first Black woman to top Billboard's country music chart. The Grammy winner achieved the feat after her new single “Texas Hold 'Em" reached No.
Montreal duo Chromeo says music industry has been failing their funk heroes

Montreal duo Chromeo says music industry has been failing their funk heroes

TORONTO — Two decades into their mission to funk up the world, Chromeo says they've still got lots of juice left in their tank.
Music Review: Jennifer Lopez returns to her pop music throne with new album, 'This Is Me... Now'

Music Review: Jennifer Lopez returns to her pop music throne with new album, 'This Is Me... Now'

On “This Is Me....Now,” Jennifer Lopez's first solo album in a decade , the singer takes back her rightful place on the throne of pop music.
Nickelback sets two-night theatrical premiere of 'Hate to Love' documentary

Nickelback sets two-night theatrical premiere of 'Hate to Love' documentary

TORONTO — Nickelback is going to the movies. Canada'slove 'em or hate 'em rockers say they're bringing their feature-length documentary to cinemas worldwide for a two-night run on March 27 and 30.
Ben Affleck inspired J.Lo's first album in a decade. She's using it to poke fun at her romantic past

Ben Affleck inspired J.Lo's first album in a decade. She's using it to poke fun at her romantic past

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Throughout her career, Jennifer Lopez has been hailed as an epochal, prolific and hard-working artist . One adjective not often associated with the pop icon-turned-actor and movie producer, however, is self-deprecating.
Pam Grier on her love of Canadian hip-hop and her Toronto Black Film Festival tribute

Pam Grier on her love of Canadian hip-hop and her Toronto Black Film Festival tribute

Many know Pam Grier blazed a trail for female action heroes, but not everyone knows about her affinity for Canadian hip-hop. “I love Moka Only,” the 73-year-old film icon says on a video call from Santa Fe, N.M.
Song by late Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moose Wala debuts at No. 9 on Billboard Canada

Song by late Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moose Wala debuts at No. 9 on Billboard Canada

TORONTO — Nearly two years after his shooting death, a new single by Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moose Wala has debuted at No. 9 on the latest Billboard Canada Hot 100 chart.
Pearl Jam gives details of new album 'Dark Matter,' drops first single, announces world tour

Pearl Jam gives details of new album 'Dark Matter,' drops first single, announces world tour

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pearl Jam 's forthcoming album is called “Dark Matter,” its first single of the same title has been released, and the band will start a world tour in May.
Neil Young sets Toronto as only Canadian stop on 16-show Crazy Horse tour

Neil Young sets Toronto as only Canadian stop on 16-show Crazy Horse tour

TORONTO — Neil Young is taking his band Crazy Horse back on the road. Nearly a decade after their last full-scale tour as a band, the 78-year-old musician says they are planning 16 shows across North America, including one in Toronto.
Canadian TV, film, music industries ask MPs for protection against AI

Canadian TV, film, music industries ask MPs for protection against AI

OTTAWA — Canada's actors, directors and musicians are sounding the alarm over artificial intelligence, saying it threatens their livelihood and reputations.