Neil Young, Kathleen Edwards, Pat Lok and more: songs you need to hear this week
6 fresh Canadian tracks to add to your playlist right now.
Get ready for episode 3 of the Junos 365 Songwriters' Circle
Joel Plaskett welcomes Buffy Sainte-Marie, City and Colour and Sarah Harmer for a virtual jam session.
'Hold your head up': watch Buffy Sainte-Marie's rousing spoken word performance
The iconic singer-songwriter appeared on Sunday evening's Stronger Together, Tous ensemble.
July Talk, Evening Hymns, David Strickland, more: songs you need to hear this week
9 fresh Canadian tracks to add to your playlist right now.
Loud Luxury, Land of Talk, Caribou and more: songs you need to hear this week
5 fresh Canadian tunes to add to your playlist right now.
Metric, Half Moon Run, Lights and more set to perform at the 2020 CBC Music Festival
The annual event will take place at Toronto's RBC Echo Beach on Saturday, May 30.
Buffy Sainte-Marie announces debut children's book
Hey Little Rockabye tells a story about pet adoption and animal rescue.
Basia Bulat, Lennon Stella feat. JP Saxe, and more: songs you need to hear this week
5 fresh Canadian tracks to add to your playlist right now.
City and Colour, Alexandra Stréliski and more set to perform at the 2020 Juno Awards
The Junos will air live from Saskatoon on Sunday, March 15.
JB the First Lady: a candid interview about hip-hop, Indigenous identity and finding her voice
"I want to empower other young people through hip-hop or through their own art."
Remember when the Toronto Symphony covered Drake at the Polaris Prize gala?
It was 2015 and members of the TSO played an arrangement of 'Know Yourself.'
The story behind 'Human,' the official anthem for the Year of Indigenous Languages
Ottawa's Twin Flames were chosen to create the UNESCO official theme.
This podcast episode looks at Indigenous appropriation in Canadian art music
The Canadian Art Song Project welcomes Marion Newman and Ian Cusson for a compelling discussion.
Watch the 2019 Polaris Music Prize gala
Find out who will take home the award for best Canadian album of the year.
Here are the songs for the 2019 Canadian Music Class Challenge
Shawn Mendes? Avril Lavigne? Scott Helman? Whose song will your music class choose?
Buffy Sainte-Marie's CBC Music Fest performance is guaranteed to lift your spirits: watch
The legendary singer-songwriter's set was rousing, political and, as always, inspiring.
CBC Music Festival: watch the q stage performances now
Enjoy sets by Hubert Lenoir, Shopé, Narcy, Peach Pit, DJ NDN and others.
Tenille Townes, Kallitechnis, Missy D and more: songs you need to hear this week
Five new songs to add to your playlist right now.
Carly Rae Jepsen, Lou Phelps, Jahkoy and more: songs you need to hear this week
Five new songs to add to your playlist right now.
The Beaches, Haviah Mighty, Jon Vinyl with Tash and more: songs you need to hear this week
Five new tracks to add to your playlist right now.
Alvvays, Stars, Buffy Sainte-Marie, more to perform at 2019 CBC Music Festival
Our annual music fest will take place at Toronto's RBC Echo Beach on Saturday, May 25.
Ruth B, MorMor, Snotty Nose Rez Kids and more: songs you need to hear this week
Six hot new Canadian tracks to add to your playlist right now.
Watch Jeremy Dutcher perform 'Sakomawit' at the 2019 Juno Awards
The 2019 Indigenous Album of the year winner took the stage with violinist Blake Pouliot.
200 Canadian musicians and industry members release statement supporting Wet'suwet'en land defenders
"Meaningful nation-to-nation relationships are not made at gunpoint," the statement reads.
Tanya Tagaq releases chilling track and announces new EP, Toothsayer
"Teeth represent protection and hunting in nature. We are going to have to get our fists up and our teeth out to carve our way to survival in this world."
July Talk premiere a new collaborative song with First Nations high school students
During the groundbreaking New Constellations tour, artists and students wrote a song together. Read about the recording process, featuring Broken Social Scene, Ansley Simpson and more, and listen to their moving collaboration now.
A Tribe Called Red, the Beaches, Alessia Cara, more: songs you need to hear this week
Here are six new tunes that grabbed our attention this week.
2018 Polaris Music Prize: see amazing portraits of Weaves, Jeremy Dutcher and more
Photographer Vanessa Heins snapped beautiful black-and-white shots of this year's short listed nominees including Weaves, Jeremy Dutcher, Jean-Michel Blais and more.
Jeremy Dutcher is the winner of the 2018 Polaris Music Prize
Jeremy Dutcher beat out Daniel Caesar, U.S. Girls, Alvvays and more for the $50,000 award.
Meet the 10 artists shortlisted for the 2018 Polaris Music Prize
From Alvvays to Hubert Lenoir, get to know this year's Polaris Music Prize nominees a little more.
That's so Canadian: 20 songs that always make us think of Canada
Our Canada: a personal CBC Music playlist.
Watch A Tribe Called Red's explosive set from the 2018 CBC Music Festival
The electronic duo gave the crowd an energetic performance complete with dancers.
Indigenous Music Awards: all the winners from the 2018 ceremony
A complete list of this year's IMA winners, announced May 18 in Winnipeg.
Buffy Sainte-Marie's advice to young artists: 'Learn more than 4 chords'
The Canadian music icon tells up-and-coming artists to 'work harder.'
Meet Melody McKiver, the Anishinaabe musician changing the way we think about the viola
McKiver's debut EP, Reckoning, is nominated for a 2018 Indigenous Music Award for best instrumental album.
Kinnie Starr, Ebhoni, Michael Feuerstack, more: Songs you need to hear this week
Find out what new songs you should add to your playlist.
10 things you need to know about the 2018 Indigenous Music Awards
Watch the IMAs live on Friday, May 18, right here on CBC Music.
Cœur de pirate, Lowell, Odie and more: Songs you need to hear this week
These are the new tracks we're currently obsessed with.
Premiere: Classified's 'Powerless' music video is an incredible ode to missing and murdered Indigenous women
The Nova Scotian rapper wrote this song to help shine a light on sexual abuse as well as the missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada.
'How do we move forward?': Marion Newman brings truth and reconciliation to classical music
"Truth is ugly and I think it can lead to a better place if people will just take it on."
Dangerous woman: A conversation with the formidable Lila Downs
"I love to break the expectations." — Lila Downs
William Prince, Maddee, Lou Phelps and more: Songs you need to hear this week
Check out hot new songs from Charlotte Day Wilson, Rich Aucoin, Tory Lanez and others.
Suuns, Iskwé, Black Atlass and more: Songs you need to hear this week
Check out hot new songs from Whitney Rose, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, Iskwé feat. Tanya Tagaq and others.
First Play Live: Iskwé, The Fight Within
Watch Iskwé perform songs from her new album.
Polaris 2017: 5 things you didn't know about Lido Pimienta's La Papessa
On La Papessa, Toronto-based musician Lido Pimienta tackles everything from sexuality to colonization — and combines myriad musical styles.
Meet the 10 artists shortlisted for the 2017 Polaris Music Prize
The Polaris Prize nominees have been narrowed down to 10. Find out who'll be vying for the prize in September.
Iqaluit's the Jerry Cans cover the Tragically Hip like you've never heard before
Listen to the Nunavut band cover "Ahead by a Century" entirely in Inuttitut, an Inuktitut dialect.
25 best Canadian debut albums ever
From Glenn Gould to Mary Margaret O'Hara to Wolf Parade, our producers and hosts make passionate cases for this country's best debut albums.
Here is the 2017 Polaris Music Prize long list
All 40 nominees were announced in Ottawa today. Find out who's on the list.
25 best Canadian albums of the year
Counting down the best Canadian albums of 2016.
Chanie Wenjack: a 50-year-old tragedy rises up to inspire a new generation
Gord Downie, Jospeh Boyden, A Tribe Called Red and more reflect on Chanie's death.
Enter A Tribe Called Red's Halluci Nation
A Tribe Called Red's latest album We Are the Halluci Nation showcases the group's growing artistry featuring a number of high-profile collaborations.
Neil Young releases new song, video for 'Indian Givers'
Young follows up his latest album Earth with a brand new protest anthem.
A Tribe Called Red has never been louder
This is the album ATCR has been building up to all along.
Tanya Tagaq announces new 'more aggressively political' album 'Retribution'
The Oct. 21 album will feature a cover of Nirvana's "Rape Me."
Buffy Sainte-Marie: 75 things you need to know about the Canadian icon
A look at the legend's amazing life (so far).
JB The First Lady: Changing hip-hop one beat at a time
She was guided by a feeling, propelled by a rhythm and went in search of a beat. It sounds like the tagline for a movie, but there’s something undeniably cinematic about Jerilynn Webster’s transformation into JB the First Lady, Canada’s sole Aboriginal woman beatboxer.