Musicians

American singer Adam Lambert is using his newfound spotlight more than just For Your Entertainment, as the title of his debut album suggests. The American Idol runner-up is putting his voice...
One of the best new songs not on Ian Thornley’s latest album, Tiny Pictures, is a track he recorded to help raise awareness for the charity Spread The Net. “Provide,” for which the...
Rapper Kardinal Offishall has spent little time in Canada the past year, as he’s been touring the world following the success of his smash single “Dangerous” featuring Akon, but he...
British jazzy-soul singer Corinne Bailey Rae first became associated with water sanitization organization Pump Aid during the cycle for her 2006 self-titled debut, which went on to sell four million...
Sam Roberts, Sarah Harmer and Kathleen Edwards have been confirmed for this year’s acoustic Holiday Jam at Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre, December 14. The artists — all on...
The Scott Stapp Foundation, formed by the Creed frontman whose rock band sold more than 30 million albums before disbanding in 2004, has donated more than a million dollars (U.S.) to more than 85...
Former Tea Party drummer Jeff Burrows, now the midday host at CKUE 95.1/100.7 The Rock and playing in a new rock band called Crash Karma, has so far raised a little more than $200,000 for Transition...
Toronto rock band Three Days Grace is currently collecting goods and gear from fellow musicians, and anyone else of note, to auction off early next year for Herbie Rocks. The fundraising...
Award-winning recording artist Jann Arden is giving partial proceeds from her extensive 27-date Canadian tour to Canwest Raise-A-Reader, a literacy awareness and fundraising initiative started in...
Billy Talent drummer Aaron Solowoniuk was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 1998 and nine years later started the MS Society of Canada Scholarship Fund. Under the cooler name F.U.M.S, Billy...

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