Toronto's Daniel Caesar has his first #1 with "Peaches", the latest single from fellow canuck Justin Bieber. The song debuted atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart and became Bieber's seventh number one. Bieber also became the first solo male artist to debut at number one on the Billboard Hot 100
Niel Scobie just tipped me off to a fun fact I did not know. The first hip hop single in Canadian music history is Ladies Delight by Mr. Q. Mr. Q was Jay W. McGee. I write "was" because sadly Jay McGee died of COVID on January 8, 2021. There's
Toronto's Drake is the first artist ever to debut three songs in the top three simultaneously. With "What's Next," Drake adds his eighth Hot 100 No. 1, while the three songs up his total to a record-extending 45 top 10s. Drake also joins The Beatles and Ariana Grande as the
Today, we remember the sacrifices that our Veterans made so we can enjoy the freedoms we have today. Wear your Poppy as a pledge to never forget and at 11:00 am please pause to Remember.
Streaming has changed this chart forever. It's as if MLB expanded their regular season to 200 games and then celebrated a new single-season HR record. The new rules are certainly benefiting Canadians, however, and Drake in particular. With "Toosie Slide" he becomes the first male artist to accomplish three number-one
Back in October 2005, I wrote this about Larry Walker. The greatest position player this nation has ever produced may have played his last game. I'm speaking, of course, about Maple Ridge, BC native Larry Walker. If he has indeed played his last game, and he hasn't made that fact
Sorry I'm a little behind on this one, but the 12:36 newsletter just informed me that Toronto's very own The Weeknd had the number one song on the Billboard Hot 100 last week. That's the good news for him. The bad news is that "Heartless" recorded the biggest drop
In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved,
I've been taking my kids trick-or-treating for 16 years in row. It just so happened that my second born retired from the custom the year before my third born started. It was a perfect handoff, and it looks like I could be doing it for another 8 years. That would
Bianca Andreescu has become the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam singles title. She stunned Serena Williams with a 6-2, 7-5 victory to capture the 2019 US Open title.
I've spent a lot of time lately reading about Woodstock, listening to recordings from Woodstock, and watching both the 1970 documentary film recorded at Woodstock and the recent PBS documentary about Woodstock currently streaming on Netflix. Woodstock was 50 years ago today. As a Canadian, I'm naturally curious about Canadian
Drake's In My Feelings has reached number one. That means there have now been 51 songs by Canadians to hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here's the complete list of 51 songs performed by a Canadian citizen to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It's Love-Love-Love by Guy LombardoCry
FIFA member associations gathering in Moscow on Wednesday voted 134-65 in favour of the joint North American bid by Canada, the U.S. and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup, beating out Morocco. This means we'll likely have a team in the 2026 World Cup. Canada’s only appearance
Drake's Nice For What is a great jam, and it's currently enjoying its second week at number one. That means there have been 50 songs by Canadians to hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and this entry is a week late. Here's the complete list of 50 songs performed
With a hat tip to @1236 it seems Drake has another number one hit on his hands with God's Plan. God's Plan had a record on-demand streaming total in its first week, propelling the single to the #1 spot. Here's the complete list of 49 songs performed by a Canadian
I'm old enough to remember when a Canadian topping the Billboard Hot 100 was a rare occurrence. Now, with Drake and The Weeknd and Justin Bieber, it happens fairly often. And it's happening right now. Here's the complete list of 48 Canadian songs to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Drake finally has his first Billboard Hot 100 number one as a lead artist. One Dance by Drake and featuring WizKid and Kyla currently tops the chart. Here's the complete list of 45 Canadian songs to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It's Love-Love-Love by Guy LombardoCry by Johnnie Ray
This used to be a rare event, worthy of noting, but now it's a regular occurrence. Note though, this is a Rihanna song featuring Drake. Drake has never hit #1 on his own. Here's the complete list of 44 Canadian songs to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It's Love-Love-Love
Justin Bieber's latest album is a hits machine. He just scored his third number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, the first three of his career, all from Purpose. Here's the complete list of 43 Canadian songs to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It's Love-Love-Love by Guy LombardoCry