canadian music

‘Tis the season for holiday carols, playing on repeat everywhere you go — it kind of loses its charm at a certain point. That means it’s time to freshen up your playlist; after all, music soothes the soul. It’s the ultimate mood booster, a great escape from day-to-day life.

When curating your listening material, start at home. There are so many talented Canadian musicians with bops for days, and Spotify’s got some handy tools to help you discover your next fave local artist.

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In Canadian news you love to see, The Weeknd has just added a seriously impressive title to his career.

On November 23, Billboard shared that the hit artist's song "Blinding Lights" is now in first place on its list of "Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Songs" and it knocked out a song from 1960 to take the spot.

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Our beautiful country is nothing short of amazing things. We’re known for “Thank You”, “You’re Welcome”, and even "Sorry" (we're wildly apologetic).

We're proud of our diverse culture that is accepting of everyone, for our incredible Prime Minister and let’s not forget about all of the amazing musical talents that we are responsible for. 

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Nickelback will always hold a special place in the hearts of Canadians. With their collection of '00s-era hits like "Photograph" and "How You Remind Me." Hailing from Alberta, this rocking quartet broke onto the popular rock scene in 2001 (boy am I getting old) with their third album Silver Side Up. However, in recent years these Albertan rockers have drawn the ire of nearly every sane music fan and have become a symbol of ridicule. Whether Chad Kroeger's having rocks thrown at him during a concert, which is in fact the first thing Google suggests when typing "rocks thrown at", or their simple churning out of terrible music, people around the world love to hate this group.

There is one thing however that music fans seem to dismiss, or simply ignore, which is that Nickelback can create a MEAN standing promotional pic. If you go ahead and do a quick Google search of Nickelback you will be blessed with the greatest array of plain, awkward, and, most of all, baffling depictions of four grown-men just standing around. Luckily, you don't actually have to do this as I've already done the honour, and I now present to you the 10 most memorable Nickelback photoshoots.

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