Music First, March Second

I Really Like You, Carly

carly rae jepsen - i really like you

Carly Rae Jepsen has released her much anticipated new single, “I Really Like You”, the lead off her upcoming third studio LP. At this writing, it is Top 20 on iTunes Canada. Carly performed the super catchy and excellent tune on Good Morning America this morning and will do the same on Jimmy Kimmel March 5. It has a faster tempo than her hits “Bucket”, “Tug of War”, “Call Me Maybe”, and “Curiosity”, and was written by Carly along with Jacob Kasher Hindlin and Peter Svensson. Billboard mag says that with the song, “Jepsen has put in her bid to rule the spring of 2015”.  iTunes

Jack Ü Gets Canadianized

Jack U

American EDM specialists Diplo and Skrillex have solicited the help of Canadian singers on their surprise album Jack Ü. Kiesza is featured in track “Take Ü There” while Justin Bieber handles vocals on “Where Are Ü Now”.  iTunes

Bienvenue, Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes Paris

Shawn Mendes is busy promoting his music in Europe and today was in Paris. Here he is at the Eiffel Tower.  iTunes

This Hour Has 22 Ariane Moffatts

Ariane Moffatt billboard

Platinum JUNO winner Ariane Moffatt will be releasing a new album on March 10. Her last synth driven spectacular, MA, debuted at #2 on the Billboard albums chart. The title of the new work is 22h22. Debut single “Debout” is doing exceptionally well. Here’s a bus billboard announcing her April 16 show at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.  iTunes

Tyler Shaw’s House of Cards Is Solid

Tyler Shaw - queen of hearts

Tyler Shaw recently wrapped up his cross-Canada radio tour promoting new single “House of Cards”. He had a photo taken holding up the queen of hearts in each city. Here he is at the Jack Poole Plaza in Vancouver with the Olympic Cauldron.  iTunes

Dan Talevski

DAN TALEVSKI - Guilty as sin

Toronto R&B whiz Dan Talevski has written songs for Shawn Desman, Danny Fernandes, and Keshia Chante and is now beginning to make his own music. “Guilty As Sin” is his first single with eOne Music Canada and is moving up the BDS charts. You can watch a lyric video here.  iTunes

Yes Way, Yes!

We leave you with the brand new MV for MAGIC!’s “No Way No”, the fourth single from the reggae group’s album rapidly moving up the charts.  iTunes