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

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.

Meet the new faces of Canadian hip hop

In a post-Drake era, these 10 artists are redefining how the genre looks and sounds.

Here's everything you need to know about Shawn Mendes' new single

"If I Can't Have You" includes nods to Toronto and British band the 1975.

12 albums you still can't find on streaming services

From Feist to Frank Ocean, certain artists' online discographies are still incomplete.

10 Canadian songwriters who are penning the biggest hit songs right now

While Canadian artists like Drake and Shawn Mendes have been topping the charts lately, these homegrown songwriters have been dominating behind the scenes.

Why haven't we gotten a new Grimes album yet?

After countless promises of new music, will Grimes finally release anything by the end of 2018?

55 Canadian artists reveal their favourite Joni Mitchell song

'She is the greatest Canadian songwriter of all time and perhaps the best English-language songwriter to ever live and that's not my opinion — that's scientific fact.'

The 2018 Juno nominees' guide to Vancouver

See where this year's nominees will be hanging out while they're in town.

Michael Bublé's 5 best Juno moments

We look back at the singer's most memorable appearances at the award show over the years.

Quiz: How well do you know this year's Juno nominations?

Test your knowledge of the 2018 Juno Awards!