Melody Lau

Associate Producer, CBC Music

Melody Lau is a Toronto-based writer for CBC Music. She can be found on Twitter @MelodyLamb or email

Latest from Melody Lau

Good vibes only: 6 songs for an instant mood boost

From Carly Rae Jepsen to k-os, a playlist to help you hit reset on your brain.

20 Canadian songs turning 20 this year

From Shania Twain's 'Up!' to Sum 41's 'Still Waiting,' it's a 2002 party.

10 Canadian artists who broke out in 2021

From viral hits to winning big prizes, this crop of new artists made their mark on music this year.

Brooke Lynn Hytes: 5 songs that changed my life

The Canada's Drag Race judge may not love singing, but she is considered one of the show's best performers.

Introducing Boy Golden, your new favourite country outlier

The Winnipeg musician went from pop-rocker to the guitar-slinging minister of a church.

Meet Mighloe, a rising singer who channels all her fiery emotions through an R&B alter ego

The Pickering, Ont., singer opens up about her ongoing journey of musical self-discovery.

Gord Downie's wife, Kaya Usher, announces debut album, out Nov. 17

Usher is joined by two of her and Downie's children on this 10-track release.

10 Canadian music videos that had us glued to our screens in 2020

Featuring Drake, the Weather Station, Lido Pimienta and more.

Who gets to tell the story in music documentaries now?

This subgenre of film is thriving, but the battle over authorship threatens this golden era.

10 songs that help us better understand Canada's history of residential schools

For decades, Indigenous artists have documented their history through song.