Associate Producer, CBC Music
Melody Lau is a Toronto-based writer for CBC Music. She can be found on Twitter @MelodyLamb or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latest from Melody Lau
21 songs turning 20 this year, from Glenn Lewis, Nelly Furtado, Nickelback, and more
'The Hamster Dance' to 'Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk': let's travel back to 2001
16 disco songs that added sparkle to this lacklustre year
Fabulous music from Kylie Minogue, k-os, BTS, Shawn Mendes, Jessie Ware and others.
15 Canadian songs that prove saxophones make everything better
The Weeknd, Carly Rae Jepsen and Destroyer have all used the instrument to elevate their music.
A brief history of Canada as told through popular lyrics
From Buffy Sainte-Marie and Gordon Lightfoot to Maestro and Drake, this is Canada in song.
The 40th anniversary of Bryan Adams' debut record
Before he was famous, he was a broke teen writing songs for BTO. CBC Music looks back at the making of a Canadian rock star.
The best Canadian duets
Iconic songs for isolating in 2s: Leonard Cohen and Judy Collins, Drake and Rihanna, Peaches and Iggy Pop.
Cartel Madras wants to introduce you to Calgary's new hip-hop scene
CBC Music’s Beyond the 6 series takes a closer look at burgeoning hip-hop scenes across Canada.
So long, Schitt's Creek and thanks for the music
A look back at the CBC comedy's best musical moments.
8 emerging Saskatoon acts to watch
Meet the next wave of artists keeping Saskatoon on the musical map.
5 big takeaways from Justin Bieber's Changes
The Canadian pop star is back with his first album in 5 years.
These were the biggest Canadian music headlines of the 2010s
From Arcade Fire's Grammy to the Célinaissance, here are the moments that marked the decade.
From Neil Young to Joni Mitchell: artist Gary Burden on 10 of his most famous album covers
He has played a significant role in composing some of the most iconic album covers of our time.
The 10 most iconic Rolling Stone covers featuring Canadian musicians
During its 52-year history, the U.S. publication has featured some important stories highlighting talent north of the border.
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.
We ranked the 20 best Disney songs ever
From delightful earworms to tearjerker ballads, get ready to relive some childhood favourites.