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Music streaming skyrockets, officially becomes biggest money maker

Revenues from streaming grew by a whopping 41.1 per cent in 2017, two Canadians among the global top sellers.

The Handmaid's Tale costume designer Ane Crabtree on the feminist power of fashion

Award-winning costume designer Ane Crabtree discusses why the clothing she's created has been embraced by women's rights protesters around the world.
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The Handmaid's Tale costume designer Ane Crabtree on the feminist power of fashion

Award-winning costume designer Ane Crabtree discusses why the clothing she's created has been embraced by women's rights protesters around the world.

Lowell on her new LP Lone Wolf and what it takes to write a pop hit

Toronto-based musician Lowell joins guest host Gill Deacon live in the q studio for a stripped down performance and to chat about her new album.
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Lowell - Bitter Rivals (LIVE)

Lowell performs an acoustic version of her song Bitter Rivals in the q studio.

'There weren't South Asian actresses in main cast roles': Hannah Simone on Cece Parekh and life after New Girl

Actor Hannah Simone talks about playing Cece on New Girl, and discusses her new role in the upcoming reboot of The Greatest American Hero.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018: Hannah Simone, Lowell and more

Today on q: Canadian actor Hannah Simone, pop culture contributor Anne T. Donahue, actor Cary Elwes' oral history of The Princess Bride, Toronto-based musician Lowell.
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Lowell - No Talk (LIVE)

Toronto-based musician Lowell gives a special acoustic performance of her song "No Talk" live in the q studio.

Crazy Rich Asians drops first trailer: Meet your new favourite summer rom-com

Our pop culture contributor discusses new trailers for Crazy Rich Asians and HBO's Sharp Objects, as well as royal baby madness.

Take a peek inside Prince's storied secret vault

For the first time, fans can see the sheer magnitude of work stored in the late singer's basement vault

Rick Astley performs 'Never Gonna Give You Up' with 200 people in a Toronto basement and it's awesome

The '80s pop star sings his biggest hit with Toronto's Choir! Choir! Choir! — then challenges Dave Grohl.

Monday, April 23, 2018: Dave Eggers, Anvil and more

Today on q: author Dave Eggers, q screen panel’s John Semley and Amanda Parris, Lena Waithe’s Chicago block party, Steve Kudlow and Robb Reiner of Anvil.

What we hope to see from Westworld season 2

Our screen panel joins guest host Gill Deacon to discuss what's hitting the big and small screens and controversy surrounding the Cannes film festival.

How to get tickets to q live at the ECMAs in Halifax

UPDATE: Tickets are now sold out. Now’s your chance to join us at the Marquee Ballroom in Halifax on Sunday, May 6 at 5:15 p.m. AT ahead of the 30th annual ECMAs.

A decade on, Steve Kudlow and Robb Reiner reflect on Anvil! The Story of Anvil

Kudlow and Reiner of the Canadian heavy metal band Anvil join guest host Gill Deacon live in the q studio to discuss the impact of the 2008 documentary 10 years later.

Dave Eggers on his new middle-school novel The Lifters

The author of bestsellers like The Circle and A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius talks to guest host Gill Deacon about his latest fantasy novel aimed at middle-school-aged readers.

Comedian Pete Holmes on questioning his faith on season 2 of Crashing

Pete Holmes discusses his loosely autobiographical HBO series Crashing, about a comedian struggling to find a home in New York's fiercely competitive stand-up scene.
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Chrissy Metz had just 81 cents when she auditioned for This Is Us — and it changed her life

Metz discusses her new memoir which delves into the ways that her role on the TV series has turned her life upside down, in the best of ways.

Deadmau5, Calvin Harris, Charlie Puth and more react to death of Avicii

Musicians took to social media to pay respect to the EDM producer after reports emerged Friday that he had died at the age of 28.

Friday, April 20, 2018: Sting and Shaggy, gateway to Pete Seeger and more

Today on q: musicians Sting and Shaggy, q This with Raina Douris and Odario Williams, gateway to Pete Seeger, The Handmaid's Tale costume designer Ane Crabtree.

Gateway to Prince's Sign o' the Times with Susan Rogers

The audio engineer breaks down some of the songs on Prince's album, Sign o' the Times, and shares what she felt he was trying to achieve at that moment in his career.

From Beychella to Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer: q This looks at two historic firsts in music

Our q This panel discusses Beyoncé's game-changing Coachella performance and Kendrick Lamar's monumental Pulitzer Prize win.

A gateway to the music of Pete Seeger with the Decemberists' Colin Meloy

Colin Meloy, frontman of The Decemberists, has released a picture book about the folk singer. He takes us through the essentials of Pete Seeger's music in this q gateway.

'Chemistry is everything': Sting and Shaggy on their unlikely collaboration, 44/876

Sting and Shaggy have come together on a new island-inspired album, called 44/876. They talk about why their collaboration isn't as odd as it might seem.

80 years of Superman marked with tributes and a new spin on his origin story

'He paved the way for all of our favourite heroes,' writes actor Henry Cavill