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Imagine Dragons are no good at love songs

Imagine Dragons know how to turn out a hit and the proof is in the numbers. The iconic rock band has sold over 30 million singles worldwide which include the chart riders “It’s Time,” “Demons,” “I Bet My Life,” “Believer,” and the sensational single, “Radioactive.” “Radioactive,” the band’s biggest success so far, has sold 7.7 […]

Jason Momoa: How the Aquaman star plans to keep his career afloat

Aquaman star Jason Momoa is an icon in the fantasy world, but despite his stardom, the actor’s career was sinking. Like a rock. Jason rose to fame after starring as Khal Drago on the HBO hit series Game of Thrones. The actor’s breakthrough role made him a fan-favorite and an international star. Jason now has […]

Lady Gaga gives special thanks to Canada for 10 years of support

Lady Gaga is celebrating 10 years of fame this year. April 8 marked the 10th anniversary of the superstar’s breakout hit single, “Just Dance,” and on August 19, Gaga’s debut studio album, The Fame, turned 10. “Just Dance,” written by Gaga herself, R&B hip hop star Akon and renowned producer RedOne, and featuring the vocals […]

20 years of Faith: Eliza Dushku looks back on her iconic Buffy role

Twenty years ago Eliza Dushku joined the cast of Buffy the Vampire Slayer as the vampire slayer Faith Lehane. Eliza made her entrance in “Faith, Hope & Trick,” the third episode of season three, which originally aired on October 13, 1998. She became the major focus of the third season and later appeared in shorter […]

What’s your favorite scary movie? The stars of horror share their No.1 pick

It’s the Halloween season and time for Fright Night movie marathons everywhere. For the occasion, and as a nod to Scream, the iconic slasher flick that redefined and revived the horror genre, I took on the role of Ghostface, the saga’s infamous villain. I slipped on the mask, put on my best psycho stalker voice […]

How Shawn Mendes deals with anxiety

It’s old news by now, but at one time Shawn Mendes was hiding something like a dirty little secret. The Canadian superstar was battling with anxiety in total silence until he realized that speaking out and talking about his struggle was the best way he could get a grip on the condition. “Opening up helps […]

Francophone star Olivier Dion releases debut English single

Quebecois star Olivier Dion is a success across the province with multiple chart-topping tunes including 2017’s No.1 hit “Only You,” a duet with Swedish pop star Zara Larsson. Now Olivier is ready to conquer international territory. So far, the francophone celeb, discovered back in 2012 on the Quebecois TV singing competition Star Academie, can cross […]

There’s something Ed Sheeran will never get used to

Ed Sheeran is the biggest male pop star on the planet. Earlier this year, the British superstar was named the world’s best-selling artist of 2017. That’s just one of many international headlines Ed has made since he released his 2014 award-winning album x. Ed is of course famous for hit songs like his Grammy Award-winning […]

Kandle’s playlist

Kandle, Canadian singer-songwriter and daughter of 54–40 frontman Neil Osborne, is back from hiatus hell with her new album Holy Smoke. “Basically, over the last four years I was stuck in contract BS and was unable to release new music,” Kandle told me as we stood together in the streets of downtown Rouyn-Noranda back in […]

Phoenix Lord’s playlist

Summer is over, but the vibrant city of Montreal isn’t letting go of festival season just yet. The arts and music fest Carnaval des Couleurs is set to launch its first edition on Thanksgiving weekend. Highlighting Montreal’s colorful diversity and in the spirit of togetherness, this free family-friendly event will take over Sainte Catherine Street […]

The Big Bang Theory changed Johnny Galecki’s life

Forget about completing 11 award-winning seasons of The Big Bang Theory with a 12th on the way, Johnny Galecki is shocked to have landed the role of Leonard Hofstadter in the first place. The actor just didn’t think he was qualified. “I can barely spell physics,” Johnny laughs. Alright, so physics isn’t Johnny’s natural-born talent, but acting […]

Milk & Bone’s playlist

Montreal’s Milk & Bone (Camille Poliquin and Laurence Lafond-Beaulne) were among the hordes of acts at Rouyn-Noranda’s Festival de Musique Émergente (FME) on Labour Day weekend. The electropop duo’s performance was a part of their festival circuit tour and ahead of a string of dates set for this fall. “It’s been so much fun,” Camille […]

Pierre Lapointe surprised fans with new album

French Canadian pop star Pierre Lapointe caught fans by surprise last Friday (August 24) with the release of a new album. Ton corps est déjà froid was kept secret until it was revealed along with a video for the lead single of the same name. A string of 5 shows, and only 5, were also […]

Sarah Wayne Callies talks Prison Break

A sixth season of the TV crime thriller Prison Break has been green-lit by Fox and is now officially in the works. If you watched last year’s 9-episode revival, then you know everything seems to have been wrapped up with a tight bright bow. So what could possibly happen next? Even though the new season […]

What you need to know about the 2018 iHeartRadio MMVAs so far

Some major announcements have been made about the 2018 iHeartRadio MMVAs! Here’s what you need to know so far. DATE: Canada’s wildest block party returns, this time with a new date, Sunday, August 26. WHEN & WHERE: Live from Much headquarters in the heart of downtown Toronto, the 2018 iHeartRadio MMVAs will air at 9 […]

Shawn Mendes leads the 2018 iHeartRadio MMVAs

The 2018 iHeartRadio MMVA nominees have been revealed and Shawn Mendes is in the lead. The four-time MMVA-winner has earned 8 nominations including Artist of the Year, Fan Fave Artist and Video of the Year for his hit single “In My Blood.” Coming in right behind Shawn is Drake with a total of 7 nominations, […]

“Call Me Maybe” video star Holden Nowell finally releases his own video

Holden Nowell is famous for starring as the hot heartthrob next door in Carly Rae Jepsen’s video for her massive hit single “Call Me Maybe.” As Carly’s tune topped the charts around the world, Holden’s fame skyrocketed and then reached new heights when he made the honoree list in People Magazine’s annual Sexiest Man Alive […]

Alessia Cara’s playlist

Canada’s It Girl Alessia Cara is among the acts set to take stage at the 2018 iHeartRadio MMVAs. Alessia makes her return to the iconic street party after co-hosting last year’s award show with Joe Jonas, where she was also nominated for three awards including Most Buzzworthy Canadian. Only time will tell, but judging from the […]

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