Andrea Warner

Associate Producer, CBC Music

Andrea Warner is the author of Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography (Sept. 25, 2018, Greystone) and We Oughta Know: How Four Women Ruled the '90s and Changed Canadian Music (Eternal Cavalier Press, 2015). Andrea is also a freelance writer, theatre critic, broadcaster, and the co-host of the weekly podcast Pop This!. Andrea's pronouns are she/her/hers, and she is a settler who was born and raised in Vancouver on the unceded traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. Pop culture, art, and feminism make her happy. Find her on Twitter at @_AndreaWarner

Latest from Andrea Warner

Jagged Little Pill: a love letter to the album and the musical

Alanis Morissette’s 1995 release gets a second life on Broadway.

Best new holiday songs for 2019: Kathleen Edwards, Bryan Adams, PIQSIQ, more

Featuring covers and originals by 16 artists including Tenille Townes and Johnny Reid.

The Oracle of LA charts Drake's rise from the bottom to the top

How Drake’s astrological chart predicted an icon in the making.

Love & marriage: wedding song wrongs

I don’t. From abstinence ballads to butterfly kisses to badonkadonks, 20 songs to never play at your wedding.

'I could slash dragons listening to this!': Lisa LeBlanc on growing up a metalhead

How the acclaimed 'trash-folk' artist built a foundation on Metallica and Motörhead.

25 songs turning 25: Céline Dion, Bryan Adams, Blue Rodeo, Roch Voisine and more

This is the sound of 1994 based on the Canadian charts.

The 7 wildest, coolest, most beautiful covers of iconic Canadian songs

From k.d. lang and Drake to Carly Rae Jepsen and Leonard Cohen.

Jeremy Dutcher, Moe Clark, Joey Stylez and more headline Indigenous awards show

Everything you need to know about the 2019 Indspire Awards' musical performers.

Sesame Street: 50 songs for 50 years

From ‘Manamana’ to Feist’s ‘1, 2, 3, 4.’

Queering the Canadian music industry

How Rae Spoon, Witch Prophet and other LGBTQ2SIA artists are radically reimagining the business of music.

Jailed for making music, one Iranian composer's quest for peace

“No artist should go to prison for their art.” — Mehdi Rajabian

Dan Mangan leads 2019 Western Canadian Music Awards nominations

Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Jill Barber, and Foxwarren are also among the nominees.

Who is 88Glam? Get to know the Juno breakthrough group nominees

The Weeknd-affiliated hip-hop group is riding high on the success of its second release.

Who is the Washboard Union? Get to know the Juno breakthrough group nominees

The chart-dominating Canadian country band that calls Vancouver home.

Who is Loud Luxury? Get to know the Juno breakthrough group nominees

The DJ duo went from London, Ont., to L.A. and then to the top of the charts.