Pop Music

Celebrate 4/20 With The 25 Best Songs About Weed

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 04.17.2014 | Canada Music

It's no secret that marijuana and music have always gone together like a pot and its lid. Weed smoking has acted as both an inspiration and subject ma...

*NSYNC's JC Chasez Says Justin Timberlake Wants To Be Elvis

HuffPost Canada Music | Leena Tailor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Music

When everyone from your loyalist fans to your oldest "rivals" are hounding you for a reunion, it's hard not to take notice. But while being asked when...

The 10 Top Pop Albums of 2013

HuffPost Canada Music | Melody Lau | Posted 12.19.2013 | Canada Music

This year, pop made room for both comeback kids as well as actual fresh-faced newcomers. We saw victorious returns from pop giants like Justin Timberl...

Pop Star Lights is Pregnant

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 11.04.2013 | Canada Music

Lights has two more performance dates this year but she's now planning for something far bigger than concert dates: a little bundle of joy with husban...

How I Became a Katy Perry Sympathizer

Natalia Yanchak | Posted 11.09.2013 | Canada Music
Natalia Yanchak

Currently making the rounds on Facebook is this parenting blog post about our responsibility to teach kids about "good music." What a load of hipster-douchebag crap. My retort: How on earth did your kids get exposed to this "shitty" music in the first place? So when my eight-year-old daughter decides her favourite singer is Katy Perry, what do I do? In my mind, my daughter must make her own decisions.

Pop Power Rankings: Beyonce Hits #1, Psy Drops... Gangnam Style

Huffington Post Music Canada | Johnny Hockin | Posted 12.14.2012 | Canada Music

Power Rankings have been rating sports teams mid-season for years, based on statistical analysis, momentum and gut feelings. But there's just as much ...

Pop Power Rankings: Rihanna Climbs Over Britney And Psy To Take Top Spot

Huffington Post Music Canada | Johnny Hockin | Posted 11.30.2012 | Canada Music

Power Rankings have been rating sports teams throughout their seasons for years based on statistical analysis, momentum and gut feelings. Those folks ...

Pop Power Rankings: Rihanna Rises, Adele Returns and Lil Wayne Loses

Huffington Post Canada | Johnny Hockin | Posted 11.16.2012 | Canada Music

Power Rankings have been rating sports teams throughout their seasons for years based on statistical analysis, momentum and gut feelings. Those folks ...

So What If You Love Justin Bieber?

Anne T. Donahue | Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada Music
Anne T. Donahue

If having liked boy bands is wrong, I don't want to be right. Because let's face it: pop music is great. Pop music gets you through angst and through hormones and through all of those terrible factors that define "turbulent teens," but pop music by boy bands does a little bit more.

The Joy Of Liking Music

Anne T. Donahue | Posted 10.12.2012 | Canada Music
Anne T. Donahue

When my friend got over the Spice Girls, I was crushed. Not only did the Spice Girls represent something I wanted desperately to be a part of (a group of friends, to begin with), but our love of the band was something we shared. True, neither of us was popular, and our obsession with the Fab Five seemed completely insane, but we were in it together. And then all of a sudden it wasn't "cool."

Mother Mother's Ryan Guldemond Exercises "His Right to be Loud"

Crystal Chan | Posted 09.25.2011 | Canada
Crystal Chan

"I really like the writing process, the conceptualization of new music," Mother Mother's Ryan Guldemond says. "Then recording it, it becomes so real and unveiled. And when you start touring, same thing; you're sort of punched in the face by reality."