Topic: year end

15 standout live performances from 2019

Unplanned karaoke, all-star collaborations and more gems from CBC Music's year in live music.

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.

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.

10 best Canadian francophone albums of 2019

From Loud to Corridor to Laurence-Anne, we count down the top releases of the year.

The most underrated songs of 2019

We look at all the songs we think should have gotten more attention this year.

10 Canadian music videos that had us glued to our screens this year

Jessie Reyez, Pup, Céline Dion and more delivered some of 2019's best visuals.

7 exciting Canadian artists who broke out in 2019

Expect big things from these up-and-comers.

10 Canadian songs that shaped the 2010s

We count down the decade through its most influential songs.

Our 20 favourite Canadian classical albums of 2019

Outstanding records from Jan Lisiecki, Angela Hewitt, Gerald Finley, Tafelmusik and others.

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.

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.

2018: the year Canadians won big at international music competitions

The stars aligned in 2018 for Canadians taking part in international classical music competitions.

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.

10 songs that prove 2018 was a great year for disco

Get down and boogie to the year's best, most joyful disco songs.

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.

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.

'We mean business': the best quotes of 2018

From Janelle Monae's Grammy speech to Gord Downie in his posthumously released Secret Path documentary, we collected some of the year's best words.

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.

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.

Our 10 favourite Canadian classical recordings of 2018

These recordings are representative of the breadth and strength of the classical music being created by Canadian musicians here and around the world.