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CBC Music is Canada's free music service connecting Canadians with the very best in Canadian and international music. CBC Music gives music fans access to over 100 web radio stations available on your smartphone or tablet, all full day of music on CBC Radio 2, Radio One's q with Tom Power, plus content from the most knowledgeable music personalities and programmers from across the country.

Latest from CBC Music

DijahSB and Harrison's 'hot ass' new collaboration, and 4 more songs you need to hear this week

Fresh new Canadian tracks to add to your playlist right now.

To mark the Juno Awards' 50-year milestone, Maestro looks back on his inaugural rap recording win

Symphony in Effect won the Juno Award for rap recording of the year in 1991.

'It was kind of magic': Michael Brook reflects on seminal Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan collaborations

The 1996 Grammy-nominated album, a collaboration between the Canadian musician and Pakistani legend, turns 25 this year.

Montreal rapper Naya Ali is ready for liftoff

Ali's 2-part debut comes with a fully formed sound. Watch her on the latest episode of The Intro.

'Where do we put her?': how the music industry struggled with Black pop artists like Fefe Dobson

The Canadian musician first emerged in 2003, and labels struggled to find a place for her.

Safe's addition to a star-studded soundtrack, and 5 other songs you need to hear this week

Fresh Canadian tracks to add to your playlist right now.

Yu Su wants to build a bridge between Chinese and Western music

The Vancouver-based IDM DJ's debut album, Yellow River Blue, connects her Canadian and Chinese homes.

How Canadian R&B became a humble hero in a world of flashy stadium lights

From Salome Bey to Deborah Cox to Daniel Caesar, celebrating 60 years of working toward today's golden era.

Beatchild's new nostalgia

The Toronto artist discusses his new compilation and looks back at the beats that built his sound.
Analysis

Live music could return in 2021, but what are we trying to rebuild?

COVID-19 has levelled the Canadian music industry while exacerbating old problems. We look at what to keep, and what to leave behind.

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