Jan 18, 2013
CBCMusic.ca is pleased to announce the addition of three new web radio stations to its astounding roster. Starting today, music fans can now stream Latin Top 40, Reggae and Choral music on cbcmusic.ca, bringing the count up to 50 unique web radio stations.
About the new stations:
LATIN TOP 40
Featuring dance, pop and banda hits from a decade of Latin charts, LATIN TOP 40 offers Spanish, English and Portuguese chart-toppers from Shakira, Pitbull, and Enrique, as well as a variety of top hits from Prince Royce and Don Omar.
REGGAE is an amazing mash-up of reggae, ska, rocksteady, dub and dancehall from the 1960's to present. Featuring songs from Desmond Dekkar, Don Drummond, Marcia Griffiths, Peter Tosh and, Bob Marley, REGGAE is home to the world's best reggae music creators.
An exploration into the world of choral music, CHORAL features a wide selection of pieces by celebrated composers, including Bach, Brahms, Fauré, Glick, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, and Rutter performed by renown choirs Elora Festival Singers, Musica Intima, Elmer Iseler Singers, and The Monteverdi Choir.
With 50 different web radio stations, 12 distinct genre-based communities, plus CBC Radio 2 and CBC Radio 3, CBCMusic.ca provides listeners with access to the very best Canadian and International music. Featuring original content from the most knowledgeable and experienced music personalities and programmers from across the country, hundreds of concerts, features, blogs, playlists, and more, CBC Music is a place for music lovers to explore, discover and connect with music. Canadians can experience CBC Music now at cbcmusic.ca.
Key features of CBC Music on cbcmusic.ca include:
• Artist pages on more than 30,000 Canadian independent artists with thousands of songs you can play whenever you want.
• The best music content from a variety of CBC programs including Q and George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight.
• CBC personalities who guide Canadians through the infinite world of music including the recent addition of Jian's New Wave channel, featuring hundreds of New Wave classics handpicked by Q host Jian Ghomeshi.
• Hundreds of concerts available on demand from the archives and new exclusive concerts recorded for CBC Music
• Original content updated daily including articles, blogs , playlists and exclusive contests
• The latest news on your favourite artists by Canada's top music journalists.
Experience CBC Music online at cbcmusic.ca.
For Apple product users, the CBC Music App is also available for free from the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch or at itunes.ca/appstore.
The CBC Music Android App is available free from cbcmusic.ca/android.
About CBC Music:
CBC Music is Canada's free digital music service. For the casual listener to the hardcore fan, connect with the very best Canadian and International music, concerts, features and other music fans. Simple and easy to navigate, CBC Music gives Canadians access to 50 web radio stations, distinct genre-based music communities, plus CBC Radio 2 and CBC Radio 3, content from the most knowledgeable music personalities and programmers from across the country, hundreds of concerts, playlists and more.
CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages, plus five languages for international audiences. In 2011, CBC/Radio-Canada celebrated 75 years of serving Canadians and being at the centre of the democratic, social and cultural life of Canada.
About CBC's Brand New In-House Publicity Team
CBC's brand new team of in-house publicists are delivering a comprehensive publicity service for all CBC programming and events. For a complete list of publicity contacts and for more information including series synopses, press releases, hi-res images, video clips and bios, please visit the new CBC Media Centre at cbc.ca/mediacentre
For further information please contact:
Dayna Shiskos, Publicist, CBC
(o) (416) 205-7973
(c) (416) 420-5241