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Updated Dimming star power: Do celebrities' anti-Trump voices matter? video
As stars pour out in protests around the inauguration, research suggests celebrities rarely have the power to substantially change people's political opinions
Arcade Fire deliver new song 'I Give You Power' on eve of U.S. inauguration
Arcade Fire is back with a new song that appears directly aimed at Donald Trump on the eve of his inauguration.
Barack Obama praised for bridging gap between hip-hop, politics
​Not only is President Barack Obama the first black president of the U.S., but it's safe to say he has been America's first hip-hop commander-in-chief, for his embracing of the genre and its artists.
Neil Young among artists, activists urging Trudeau government to reform electoral system
A collection of activists, political players and artists — including musician Neil Young — is calling on Justin Trudeau's Liberal government to keep its promise to implement a new federal electoral system in time for the 2019 election.
Western University student getting a PhD in Drake
Amara Pope, 22, is a long-time fan of Toronto rapper Drake, so it was a perfect for to analyze his music for her master's thesis. Her paper has been published in an academic journal, and now she's working on her PhD, which also focuses on Drake.
Paul McCartney files lawsuit against Sony/ATV over copyright
Saying he wants his music to get back to where it once belonged, Paul McCartney has filed a lawsuit against Sony/ATV over copyright ownership of the many hit songs he wrote with John Lennon as part of The Beatles.
People's Choice Awards: Ellen's winning record, Fifth Harmony's quartet debut
Ellen DeGeneres set a record at the People's Choice Awards, becoming the winningest entertainer in the show's history.
CBC BOOKS The 20 biggest book-to-movie adaptations to kick off 2017
Are you the the type who has to read the book before you see the movie? 2017 is shaping up to be a great year for literary adaptations.
Man admits to swindling Alanis Morissette of nearly $5M US
The former business manager for Alanis Morissette admitted embezzling more than $7 million from the singer and other celebrities and agreed to plead guilty to federal charges, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Animal rights group complaint alleges 'blatant animal cruelty' on A Dog's Purpose film set
A national animal welfare group filed a complaint with Manitoba authorities after a video surfaced online showing a dog being forced into churning water during the production of the soon-to-be released film A Dog's Purpose.