Beloved Soul Singer Betty Wright Dies

Ben Hamill - May 12, 2020

Beloved soul singer Betty Wright has lost her fight against , her family has confirmed. Wright was only 66 at the time of her passing at her Miami home. The beloved artist was diagnosed with endometrial cancer a little less than a year ag...Read More

Andre Harrell Dies At Only 59 Years Old

Ben Hamill - May 11, 2020

Sad news confirmed by Universal Music Group late last week is that R&B producer and founder of Uptown Records Andre Harrell, has passed away. He was only 59. The label at the time of the tragic announcement described Harrell to have b...Read More

Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid Confirmed Pregnant

Ben Hamill - April 30, 2020

It certainly appears to be true that something pink may be a-foot in the land of One Direction-star Zayn Malik and Victoria’s Secret supermodel-girlfriend Gigi Hadid. Rumours of a baby daughter on the way started flying about when H...Read More

One World Concert Thanks Health Care Workers

Ben Hamill - April 20, 2020

Saturday’s One World: Together At Home special music event, curated by Lady Gaga and presented in collaboration with the World Health Organisation and the Global Citizen, will in all likelihood remain as fixed in our memories as the...Read More

John Prine Dies Of Coronavirus

Ben Hamill - April 09, 2020

Country and midwestern-folk singer/songwriter John Prine has died due to -related complications after spending a little under two weeks in hospital under intensive care. Pine was, in the weeks leading up to his death, treated at the Vande...Read More

Fans Treated To Special Country Music Awards

Ben Hamill - April 07, 2020

  Americans may have to wait until September 16th for this year’s in-person live Academy of Country Music Awards, but that doesn’t mean that fans will have to go without all of the special performances that ha...Read More

Joe Diffie Dies from Covid-19 Complications

Ben Hamill - April 01, 2020

Country music legend Joe Diffie has died. The 61-year-old chart-topping musician died of complications caused by the . Diffie was an absolute force in country music all throughout the 90s and beyond, and throughout his career released a t...Read More

Country King Kenny Rogers Dies

Ben Hamill - March 23, 2020

Long-time country music and industry sweetheart Kenny Rogers has died. Rogers (81) died of natural causes at his home in Sandy Springs, George, on Friday night, the family has confirmed. The three-time Grammy awards winner is the 10...Read More

Details of Pop Smoke’s Tragic Death Emerge

Ben Hamill - February 25, 2020

In the short time since up-and-coming rap star Pop Smoke was fatally shot at the Hills mansion where he was staying, new details of the tragic event have come to light. Smoke, whose real name was Bashar Barakhar Jackson, was just 20 year...Read More

Music Bingo Catches On Big Time

Ben Hamill - February 12, 2020

  Once you get to do what you love, you never again have to work another day in your entire life. Just ask Elliot Piper. The entrepreneur didn’t exactly hold his breath hoping for anything longer than a 6-month run, but now th...Read More

Rapper Nelly Involved in Mohegan Sun Casino Brawl

Ben Hamill - February 11, 2020

Rapper Nelly is no stranger to making news headlines for all the wrong reasons. The latest grubby news on the airwaves involves an incident involving the famous “Hot in Herre” rapper getting involved in a heated confrontation ...Read More

Music Bringing Coral Reefs Back to Life

Ben Hamill - December 15, 2019

Underwater speakers are being used to nurse the Great Barrier Reef back to healthy life. As marine biologist Tim Gordon explained, the bustling noise of a functional reef is essential to attract more life. In turn, thi...Read More

Canadians Living It Up At The Grammys

Ben Hamill - November 23, 2019

Time has positively flown by and its time again for the annual Grammy Awards nominations. The really great news is that Canada is right up there with the best of them for the 2020 instalment of the event. Subtly interw...Read More

Bingo Loving The Entertainment Awakening

Ben Hamill - November 08, 2019

Folks are now more than ever before interested in more than just getting smashed and dancing into the night when considering ideas for a fun night out on the town. And Bingo, for one, is positively loving the modern-da...Read More

Backbone To Enjoy A Canadian Hall Of Fame Moment

Ben Hamill - October 28, 2019

The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame isn’t easy pickings. Those doing their thing on the local rap music scene will be the first to confirm the fact. After all, no rap song has ever been inducted into the league of ...Read More

Haviah Mighty Awarded Prestigious Polaris

Ben Hamill - September 20, 2019

Canadian rap artist Haviah Mighty has been awarded the prestigious Polaris Prize for her album “13th Floor”, making her the first female rap artist ever on whom Polaris recognition has been bestowed. Her...Read More

Casino de Montreal Celebrates Birthday With Music

Ben Hamill - September 09, 2019

If the 1970s and 1980s had any one element in common, then it must be the music. 70s and 80s music, if anything, had spirit of a true electrifying quality. And it’s that very pure music electricity that the Casino de...Read More

Barenaked Ladies Musician In Art Scam

Ben Hamill - September 05, 2019

Being famous, it turns out, doesn’t necessarily exempt one from being scammed. Just ask indigenous artist and musician Kevin Hearn of the band the Barenaked Ladies. Hearn was allegedly sold a fake Norval Morrisseau p...Read More

NFL Joins Forces With Jay-Z’s Roc Nation

Ben Hamill - August 19, 2019

There’s almost always room for a spot of social activism, no matter where or how you look at things. And so the news that music super-star Jay-Z’s Roc Nation will in future be partnering up with the NFL in order to...Read More