Grant Lawrence

Host / Producer

Grant Lawrence is veteran CBC personality with over twenty years of experience in Canadian arts and culture.

Latest from Grant Lawrence

Canadian Music Class Challenge 2020: submit your videos now

If you've recorded the video of your music class performing one of the Canadian songs from our list, now is the time to submit it.

How to make your own virtual music class video

Follow these steps from the Calgary Arts Academy to create your own music class performance video.

Watch these stunning virtual performances from Canadian music classes

No classroom? No orchestra pit? No stage? No problem for these music classes.

Searchlight 2020 winner: Shawnee

We have a winner: Shawnee, a two-spirit, powerhouse singer-songwriter who grew up in Welland, Ont.

Searchlight 2020: meet our national top 10 finalists

The voting results were close, but we have whittled the list of 100 artists down to the best of the best.

Searchlight 2020: the top 100 artists

The votes are in: these are the top 100 artists, as chosen by you and our producers.

Searchlight 2020: standout artists

These are some of the artists our producers have earmarked as early favourites in Searchlight 2020

Searchlight 2020: listen and vote for your favourite new artist now

Discover and vote for your new favourite Canadian song today.

Meet the 5 Searchlight alumni who are up for Juno Awards in 2020

From Northern Haze to the Dead South, these former contestants have found themselves nominated this year.

Searchlight 2020: registration is now open

CBC Music's annual hunt for Canada's best undiscovered talent has begun.

Searchlight 2020: the prizes

The prizes for this year's Searchlight include several trips around the country.

Get ready for Searchlight 2020, our hunt for Canada's next great undiscovered talent

CBC Music's annual talent search returns with incredible prizes available for aspiring musical artists.

Here are the winners of the 2019 Canadian Music Class Challenge

Check out the winning classes from all 11 categories.

Canadian Music Class Challenge 2019: national top 10s revealed

These are the music classes that have made it to the top 10 in all 11 categories and age ranges.

Watch this B.C. music class get a surprise visit from Said the Whale

'I've always wanted to hear 'Camilo' with a ukulele and 16 guitars' — Said the Whale guitarist Ben Worcester.