Nikki Yanofsky in Poland
Nikki Yanofsky recently paid a trip to Poland to guest on that nation’s installment of The Voice. She was interviewed and performed on the televised affair.
Nikki reassured fans on Twitter that her new album is close to completion. Her last one, Little Secret, went gold and attracted a JUNO nomination. She has also announced that Haitian music professional Wyclef Jean is producing the new record in Montreal.
Kevin Bazinet Wants Us to Talk to Him
Winner of this year’s season of The Voice in Canada, Kevin Bazinet, will be releasing his new album, Talk To Me, on Friday. Kevin is the little brother of platinum recording artist Bobby Bazini. Album track “Surrendered” will feature his co-finalist in The Voice and winner of YTV’s The Next Star, Alicia Moffet. The hot, young pair recently rocked the red carpet together at the ADISQ gala in Montreal.
Shawn Mendes Gets Cabellofied
Teen superstar Shawn Mendes will be releasing a collaborative track with his dear friend from Fifth Harmony, Camila Cabello. Apparently, “I Know What You Did Last Summer” was written backstage during one of Taylor Swift’s concerts. The new song will be out November 18 and included on a reissue of Mendes’ Handwritten album.
Marie-Mai Makes the Cover of Elle Magazine
Platinum superstar Marie-Mai who delighted us with a display of girl power, performing with Ariane Moffatt and Fanny Bloom during last Sunday’s ADISQ gala, is featured on the latest issue of Elle Magazine!
Michael Bublé Receives Accolades
Michael Bublé officially received his star on the Walk of Fame in Toronto and during the event was also finally presented with his diamond plaque by Music Canada. The latter was given to mark the milestone of album Christmas reaching 10x platinum (diamond) certification for sales of 800,000 copies.
Lindi Ortega Performs at Grand Ole Opry
The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly country-music stage concert in Nashville, USA, which was founded in 1925. It is considered a huge honour for any country star to be invited to perform. Canada’s Lindi Ortega recently received such an honour. It can be seen as a major milestone in one’s career and a sign of significant recognition by the country music establishment. Lindi has just kicked off a 40-plus date tour across both North America and Europe. She has also launched an MV for “Ashes”.
Briia’s Got It
Briia is a new recording artist from Montreal. She dropped her first singles this year, one of which has entered the official Top 40 CHR chart. “Fake It ‘Til You Make It” gave the hot 19-year-old whiz a feature in this week’s Nielsen Canadian Update newsletter. An EP is in the works. iTunes
Trevor Guthrie’S STRONG HANDS
This being Remembrance Day, we leave you with the fresh MV for Trevor Guthrie’s dedication song, “Strong Hands”.