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Canadian brands hope to score with Taylor Swift fans during Super Bowl

Canadian brands hope to score with Taylor Swift fans during Super Bowl

TORONTO — Most Canadian companies locked in their Super Bowl ad space long before anyone knew the Kansas City Chiefs would make it to the final match, but experts say many of those brands will be looking to score big with the audience drawn in by the
Before Usher hits the Super Bowl halftime stage, Apple Music builds anticipation ahead of big show

Before Usher hits the Super Bowl halftime stage, Apple Music builds anticipation ahead of big show

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a short film shown at the end of the Super Bowl halftime performer news conference, the show’s headliner Usher comes up missing.
Karol G named 2024 Woman of the Year by Billboard

Karol G named 2024 Woman of the Year by Billboard

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colombian singer-songwriter Karol G has earned the title of Billboard’s 2024 Woman of the Year, landing her in the same company as Taylor Swift, SZA and Lady Gaga.
Jackie Shane documentary to make world premiere at SXSW film festival

Jackie Shane documentary to make world premiere at SXSW film festival

A Canadian documentary on the mysterious life of soul singer Jackie Shane is headed to the South by Southwest film festival.
Music Review: Declan McKenna’s 'What Happened to the Beach?' is a warped, pop sonic adventure

Music Review: Declan McKenna’s 'What Happened to the Beach?' is a warped, pop sonic adventure

British pop singer-songwriter Declan McKenna is back with his third studio album , the bright and experimental “What Happened to the Beach?” At 16, McKenna burst onto the music scene with his 2015 hit “Brazil,” a protest song about FIFA’s politics, a
Brittany Howard returns with a new album, 'What Now,' and songs she calls 'like journal keeping'

Brittany Howard returns with a new album, 'What Now,' and songs she calls 'like journal keeping'

NEW YORK (AP) — When the pandemic hit, Brittany Howard found herself hunkering down in Nashville with two dogs, two cats and one album on repeat — “Songs in the Key of Life” by Stevie Wonder. “Every day. Every single day,” she says, laughing.
Chelsea Wolfe says witchcraft and sobriety informed her latest album

Chelsea Wolfe says witchcraft and sobriety informed her latest album

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Often in popular culture, witchcraft is associated with a kind of feminist reclamation of power and spite-fueled revenge.
Charlotte Cardin leads Juno nominations with six, Talk and Daniel Caesar nab five

Charlotte Cardin leads Juno nominations with six, Talk and Daniel Caesar nab five

TORONTO — Charlotte Cardin is this year's leading six-time Juno Awards nominee, with Daniel Caesar and Talk close behind.
Usher announces post-Super Bowl North American tour, 'Past Present Future'

Usher announces post-Super Bowl North American tour, 'Past Present Future'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After two years of his popular Las Vegas residency at Park MGM, releasing his first solo album in eight years , and headlining the 2024 Super Bowl halftime show, Usher will embark on a North American tour.

Charlotte Cardin, Talk, Daniel Caesar: A look at this year's Juno Award nominees

The nominees for this year's Juno Awards were announced Tuesday.