Topic: r&b soul

Meet Jaunt, the charismatic Toronto band blending R&B, yacht rock and hip hop

Watch the rapidly rising sextet play 2 songs and chat with Saroja Coelho on CBC Music's The Intro.

Summer campfire songs for the 21st century

CBC Music asked its producers an important question: what song from the last 20 years would you bring to sing around the campfire?

Backxwash, Busty and the Bass, Boslen and more: songs you need to hear this week

7 fresh Canadian tracks to add to your playlist right now.

Jessie Reyez's 'Far Away' wins 2020 Prism Prize for top Canadian music video

The audience award goes to 'Cyanide Remix' by Daniel Caesar featuring Koffee.

Ralph, Helena Deland, TRP.P and more: songs you need to hear this week

5 fresh Canadian tracks to add to your playlist right now.

Kathleen Edwards, Mustafa, Swagger Rite and more: songs you need to hear this week

5 fresh Canadian tracks to add to your playlist right now.

Watch this year's Juno Awards

A virtual presentation of the 2020 show, it features performances by Alessia Cara, Neon Dreams, the Dead South and iskwē.

Clairmont the Second, Lxvndr, Joël and more: songs you need to hear this week

5 fresh Canadian tracks to add to your playlist right now.

A Pride playlist: Orville Peck, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Peaches, more

An all-Canadian celebration of LGBTQ2SIA artists.

Pup, Madeline Merlo, BadBadNotGood and more: songs you need to hear this week

8 fresh Canadian tracks to add to your playlist right now.

Get ready for episode 5 of the Junos 365 Songwriters' Circle

Tyler Shaw welcomes Nuela Charles, Patrick Watson and the Reklaws for a virtual jam session.

The best Canadian duets

Iconic songs for isolating in 2s: Leonard Cohen and Judy Collins, Drake and Rihanna, Peaches and Iggy Pop.

Clairmont the Second, Jessie Reyez, dvsn and more: songs you need to hear this week

6 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.

8 emerging Saskatoon acts to watch

Meet the next wave of artists keeping Saskatoon on the musical map.

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.

Joe Manganiello's super sexy slow jams

The True Blood actor and La Bare director on his favourite songs to spark romance.
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'It's an earworm': Tanika Charles covers Blue Rodeo's 'Try'

The Juno-nominated soul singer hits those ‘Jim Cuddy high notes’ for her Junos 365 session.

Watch the 2020 Juno Award nominations

Tune in Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 11 a.m. ET to find out who this year's nominees are.

Can you believe these albums are turning 20 in 2020?

From Sarah Harmer to SoulDecision to Nelly Furtado, we look at the albums that make us feel surprisingly old in this new decade.

Justin Bieber, Allie X, Kaytranada, Drake and more: songs you need to hear this week

5 fresh tunes to add to your playlist right now.

In Memoriam: a tribute to the musicians who left us in 2019

A salute to the talented, inspiring, groundbreaking artists who passed on this year.

10 Canadian songs that shaped the 2010s

We count down the decade through its most influential songs.

CBC Music's top 19 Canadian albums of 2019

From Carly Rae Jepsen to Clairmont the Second and Pup — we rank the best of the year.

Chromeo, dvsn, Riit and Shopé: songs you need to hear this week

4 fresh tracks to add to your playlist right now.

CBC Music presents Decade of Drake

Get ready for a big retrospective on one of Canada's most influential musicians of the 2010s.

Louise Burns, Caribou, Jon Vinyl and more: songs you need to hear this week

5 fresh tracks to add to your playlist right now.

Tegan and Sara, Scott Helman, Safia Nolin and more: songs you need to hear this week

6 fresh tracks to revive your playlist right now.

Watch Searchlight winner Shopé's set at the 2019 CBC Music Festival

He entertained the crowd with a joyful fusion of hip hop, R&B and Afro-pop.

Charlotte Day Wilson, Hubert Lenoir, Lights and Conro: songs you need to hear this week

4 fresh tracks to revive your playlist right now.

Haviah Mighty, Robbie Robertson, Drake and more: songs you need to hear this week

Six fresh tracks to add to your playlist right now.

Love & marriage: wedding song wrongs

I don’t. From abstinence ballads to butterfly kisses to badonkadonks, 20 songs to never play at your wedding.

'It's a battlefield': how Canadian music festivals have survived an unstable decade

2019 has already claimed Roxodus, Rifflandia and Woodstock 50. Why do some festivals fail while others triumph?

Swae Lee and Drake, Jenn Grant, Safia Nolin, more: songs you need to hear this week

Looking for new tunes? Here are 6 fresh tracks from Canadian artists.

Denzel Curry feat. F--ked Up, Carly Rae Jepsen, Garçons and more: songs you need to hear this week

Looking for new tunes? Here are four fresh tracks from Canadian artists.

Alessia Cara, Tenille Townes, Faber Drive and more: songs you need to hear this week

Looking for new tunes? Here are six fresh tracks from Canadian artists.

Jessie Reyez is 'Beyoncé approved' on new Lion King-inspired song

The newly Polaris shortlisted artist teamed up with rapper 070 Shake for ‘Scar.’

Lights, Tasha the Amazon, Rae Spoon and more: songs you need to hear this week

6 new tracks to add to your playlist right now.

Sheila E.: 5 songs that changed my life

The world-famous drummer and former Prince collaborator talks about the music that shaped her.

Daniel Caesar, Louise Burns, Chris LaRocca and more: songs you need to hear this week

Four new tracks to add to your playlist right now.

40 facts about the Montreal International Jazz Festival on its 40th anniversary

Did you know that Wilson Pickett once did a 60-minute encore in his dressing gown?

Here are the songs for the 2019 Canadian Music Class Challenge

Shawn Mendes? Avril Lavigne? Scott Helman? Whose song will your music class choose?

Céline Dion, Trevor Guthrie, Valley and more: songs you need to hear this week

Pop bangers, sex songs, breakup songs and summer anthems to add to your playlist right now.

Song of the summer: 9 Canadian contenders for the season's top tune

Shawn Mendes? Carly Rae Jepsen? Lights? Justin Bieber? Who's it going to be?

CBC Music Festival: watch the q stage performances now

Enjoy sets by Hubert Lenoir, Shopé, Narcy, Peach Pit, DJ NDN and others.

Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Dizzy and more: songs you need to hear this week

Six fresh tracks to add to your playlist right now.

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.

Here's what you'll find on CBC Music's new website

We're excited to show you our brand new website revamp.

New Game of Thrones compilation includes track from the Weeknd, SZA and Travis Scott: listen now

"Heavy is the crown/ but never for a queen" sounds about right.

Kaytranada, Jessie Reyez with 6lack, Bülow and more: songs you need to hear this week

Six new tracks 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.
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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.

The amazing story of 2019 Searchlight winner Shopé

Shopé was born in Nigeria and came to Canada as an impressionable 11-year-old in 2000.

Dan Mangan, Murray Lightburn, Ellis and more: songs you need to hear this week

Five hot new Canadian tracks to add to your playlist right now.

First Play Live: Adria Kain, When Flowers Bloom

Adria Kain joined us with her band in Studio 211 to perform songs off her upcoming album When Flowers Bloom.

The musical meet-cute: 15 adorable stories of bandmates falling for each other

From Sharon and Lois to Snotty Nose Rez Kids to Partner to Quantum Tangle, we find out what drew everyone together.

Safia Nolin, Jenn Grant, Chris LaRocca and more: songs you need to hear this week

Six brand new Canadian tracks to add to your playlist now.

Broken Social Scene, Hannah Georgas, Pup and more: songs you need to hear this week

Here are six new tracks that grabbed our attention.

Clairmont the Second, Robin Thicke, Neon Dreams and more: songs you need to hear this week

Here are four new Canadian tracks that grabbed our attention.

CBC Music's top 100 Canadian songs of 2018

From Drake to Hubert Lenoir to Daniel Caesar to Jess Moskaluke, we rank the most popular songs of the year.

In memoriam: A tribute to the musicians who left us in 2018

A salute to the talented, inspiring, groundbreaking artists who passed on this year.

Bigger than the Beatles? How Drake's historic year solidified him as one of music's biggest stars

The Toronto rapper set new streaming records and broke decades-old Billboard records in 2018.

Rage, revolution and joy: 2018 was a powerhouse year in protest music

Liberating and inspiring words and songs from Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Too Attached, Shad, Janelle Monáe, Childish Gambino and more.

Canadian artists reveal their favourite albums of 2018

Find out which albums your favourite Canadian musicians had on repeat this year.

Here are the biggest Canadian music stories that shaped 2018

The good, the bad and the ugly: here are all the biggest stories of 2018.

First Play Live: HMLT and Kei-Li and Joyia, Wednesday EP

HMLT, Kei-Li and Joyia play songs from their collaborative EP.

The most underrated Canadian songs of 2018

We look at the hidden gems that stuck with us this year — ones you may not have heard, but will want on your playlist.

The 20 best Canadian music videos of 2018

Grab some popcorn: let's take a look back at the year's most captivating, funny and viral music videos.

2019 Grammys: Drake, Shawn Mendes and Diana Krall lead Canadian nominations

Kendrick Lamar's Black Panther soundtrack leads with 8 nominations, but Canadian rapper Drake is not far behind.

10 new Canadian artists who ruled 2018

From Polaris Music Prize nominees to artists breaking out with brand new solo projects, 2018 was filled with incredible new Canadian talent.

First Play Live: Shay Lia

The Montreal R&B artist has yet to release a full album, but we were lucky enough to get her in studio for a session.

Kaytranada, Jean-Michel Blais, Grimes and more: songs you need to hear this week

Here are four new Canadian tracks that grabbed our attention.

First Play Live: Shagabond and Noah, Everything All at Once

The Toronto-based producer and L.A.-based singer play songs from their new EP.

Best new Christmas music for a festive and fabulous 2018

Kick-start your holiday party playlist with new music from Begonia, Serena Ryder, Whitehorse and more.

10 best Canadian francophone albums of 2018

From Hubert Lenoir's bold, unifying debut to new albums from veteran artists: this year has been a big one.

Our favourite Canadian albums of 2018

Drake, the Sorority, Bonjay, Charlotte Day Wilson, Milk & Bone and more are on our minds as we end the year in music.

Kira Isabella, Patrick Watson, Safia Nolin and more: songs you need to hear this week

Here are five new Canadian tracks that grabbed our attention.

Celebrate Christmas with this stunning new version of Aretha Franklin's 'Silent Night'

Nobody needs to sing "Silent Night" again, ever, OK?

'He's killin' it!': Watch Nile Rodgers listen to Daniel Caesar for the first time

The famous musician and producer has some nice words for one of Canada's newest R&B stars.

Michael Bublé, Jennah Barry, Odie and Said the Whale: songs you need to hear this week

Here are four new tunes that grabbed our attention this week.

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.

Daniel Caesar, Scott Helman, Arkells and more: songs you need to hear this week

Here are seven new Canadian tracks that grabbed our attention this week.

Shawn Mendes, BadBadNotGood, Nikki Yanofsky and more: songs you need to hear this week

Here are seven new Canadian tracks that grabbed our attention this week.

Harrison, Classified, Diana Krall with Tony Bennett and more: songs you need to hear this week

Check out hot new tracks — and why you need to hear them.

Metric, Munya, Majid Jordan and more: songs you need to hear this week

Check out hot new tracks — and why you need to hear them.

Mac DeMarco, Jessie Reyez, Tyler Shaw and more: Songs you need to hear this week

Check out hot new tracks from a l l i e and the Kount, Paul Brandt, F--ked Up and others.

Aretha Franklin dead at 76

The Queen of Soul was reported as 'seriously ill' earlier this week.

One of Aretha Franklin's greatest covers was a Canadian classic

Looking back at the Queen of Soul's cover of the Band's 1968 song, 'The Weight.'

Jessie Reyez, Ryan Hemsworth and more: Songs you need to hear this week

New music from Jessie Reyez, Ryan Hemsworth, Busty and the Bass featuring Pierre Kwenders, and Milk & Bone.

'I'm not a star, I'm the lady next door': revisit Aretha Franklin's first Canadian TV interview

CBC host Laurie Brown sat down with the "Queen of Soul" in 1998 to discuss music, staying grounded and getting bumped from The Ed Sullivan Show.

Drake, Jazz Cartier, falcxne and more: songs you need to hear this week

Drake's "In my Feelings" has an official new music video — and you'll want to watch it.

Metric, Desiree Dawson and more: Songs you need to hear this week

Check out new songs this week from Metric, Desiree Dawson, Sylo Nozra and more.

Jessie Reyez, Deadmau5, Tory Lanez and more: songs you need to hear this week

Check out the new songs we're adding to our playlists.

Watch Charlotte Day Wilson's chill performance at the 2018 CBC Music Festival

The Toronto R&B artist brought her Stone Woman EP to this year's CBC Music Festival.

2018 Polaris Music Prize: Arcade Fire, Daniel Caesar, Gord Downie make this year's long list

Here are the 40 albums up for the title of this year's best Canadian album.

Shawn Mendes, La Force, Colin Stetson and more: Songs you need to hear this week

Check out the new songs we've added to our playlists.

Premiere: Rhye's Mike Milosh brings a storm to life in new 'Phoenix' music video

Rhye's Mike Milosh breaks down his latest music video and discusses his foray into directing.

Frazey Ford, Witch Prophet and more: Songs you need to hear this week

Check out new songs by Witch Prophet, falcxne, Lou Phelps and a cover by Frazey Ford.

Kinnie Starr, Ebhoni, Michael Feuerstack, more: Songs you need to hear this week

Find out what new songs you should add to your playlist.

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