Canada Reads

Scott Helman

The singer-songwriter is championing Two Trees Make a Forest by Jessica J. Lee on Canada Reads 2021.

Championing Two Trees Make a Forest by Jessica J. Lee

Scott Helman is championing Two Trees Make a Forest by Jessica J. Lee. (Submitted by Scott Helman)

Scott Helman is championing Two Trees Make a Forest by Jessica J. Lee on Canada Reads 2021.

Canada Reads will take place March 8-11. The debates will be hosted by Ali Hassan and will be broadcast on CBC Radio OneCBC TVCBC Gem and on CBC Books

About Scott Helman

Scott Helman is a four-time Juno Award nominated singer-songwriter. A winner of Spotify Canada's Emerge program, he has dominated the Canadian music scene since the release of his platinum-certified debut single Bungalow. He has performed or collaborated with Alessia Cara, Hunter Hayes, Tegan and Sara, Shawn Mendes, Vance Joy, Walk Off The Earth and Dean Lewis. His hit singles include Everything Sucks, Ripple Effect and PDA. Helman tackles climate change in his latest release, Evergreen. He called upon his fans to share their own thoughts on the issue, which were incorporated into the official video and a mural he painted in Toronto.

In 2020, Helman released the album NonSuch Park, which was focused on remembering his grandfather's life.

Interviews with Scott Helman

Scott Helman on why he's reading Hanif Abdurraqib's They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us, a book of essays on music and culture. 1:50

Watch Scott Helman perform

Scott Helman | Bobcaygeon | Juno 365 Sessions

Junos

3 years ago
5:59
WATCH Scott Helman pay tribute to Gord Downie, in his cover of The Tragically Hip's iconic song "Bobcaygeon" as part of CBC Music's Juno 365 Sessions. This track won a Juno Award for Single of the Year in 2000. 5:59

Scott Helman | Ripple Effect | CBC Music Festival

Music

4 years ago
6:17
Scott Helman performs 'Ripple Effect' at CBC Music Festival. 6:17

Scott Helman | Wait No More | Junos 365 Songwriters' Circle

Music

10 months ago
3:01
Watch Scott Helman perform “Wait No More” from home during the fourth episode of the Junos 365 Songwriters’ Circle. 3:01

Scott Helman | Gaslight | Junos 365 Songwriters' Circle

Music

10 months ago
5:26
Watch Scott Helman perform “Gaslight” from home during the fourth episode of the Junos 365 Songwriters’ Circle. The Junos 365 Songwriters’ Circle is a series of five virtual events featuring some of Canada’s best songwriters telling the stories behind their songs and performing from home. Adapted from the popular Juno Week event that was cancelled due to COVID-19, the third episode features host Scott Helman bringing together stories and songs from Meghan Patrick, Tom Wilson and Whitehorse. The series is presented by SOCAN and CBC Music in association with Music Publishers Canada. #JUNOS 5:26

Scott Helman | PDA | Playlist Live 2018

Music

3 years ago
4:04
Scott Helman | PDA | Playlist Live 2018 4:04

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