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By: LucilleTue, 04/16/2019
« Québec Émergent », une chaîne à découvrir sans plus attendre !

Qui n’a jamais eu cette sensation folle de tomber en amour pour une chanson et d’avoir envie de l’écouter en boucle jusqu’à s’en écœurer ? Chez Stingray Musique, nous aimons provoquer ce sentiment et vous faire découvrir de nouveaux artistes tout en soutenant la relève musicale.

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By: LucilleTue, 04/16/2019
Meet Gospel Queen: Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Stingray Qello just released an exclusive concert video of GRAMMY Award-winning worship singer-songwriter Tasha Cobbs Leonard. The spectacular show, entitled Heart. Passion. Pursuit.: Live at Passion City Church, was recorded in 2018 in Atlanta, and is now available on all Stingray Qello’s platforms.

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By: LucilleWed, 04/10/2019
ACM Awards 2019 | 100% Country Music PausePlay Episodes!

Every year, the Academy of Country Music awards the most talented country artists of the year. The 54th ACM Awards took place in sunny Las Vegas, on April 7, and was hosted by the amazing Reba McEntire (for the 16th time!). Country legends, including Keith Urban, Dan + Shay, Carrie Underwood, Kacey Musgraves, and Luke Combs attended the epic show to celebrate country music.

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By: HitskeWed, 04/10/2019
Getting ready for Easter: A time for Passions

The weeks around Good Friday and Easter are a busy period for Baroque ensembles and choirs. Many of the beautiful Passions that were written and composed for this time of the year are performed all over the world. One Easter tradition started at the beginning of the 17th century in Leipzig. Now, it has become a big tradition for classical music fans and enthusiasts. Stingray showcases these beautiful compositions on different platforms and services.

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By: RokasWed, 04/03/2019
Artists To Watch: Jazzahead! 2019 | Stingray DJAZZ

An international trade fair, exhibition, and renowned festival, ! is one of the jazz community's most important annual events. Hosted in Bremen, Germany, it brings together musicians, bookers, agents, organizers, jazz experts, and music enthusiasts. Jazzahead! 2019 pays special attention to Norwegian jazz and this year’s edition selected 40 different jazz acts from all over the world inviting them to perform over the course of three days. Stingray DJAZZ selects 5 artists not to miss.

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By: Eva and SophieTue, 04/02/2019
Artists to Watch | April 2019

From viral sensations to promising up-and-comers, 2019 is producing an incredible crop of new artists that remind us why we listen to music at all. Here are some of our favorites so far. 

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By: ArianeThu, 03/28/2019
Ali Eisner | Stingray Rising Stars Winner | 2019 JUNOS

On Saturday March 16, 2019, Stingray presented the Video of The Year award accompanied by a $3,000 bursary. This year’s Stingray Rising Stars nominees were Peter Huang, Ben Knechtel, Andrew Hines, Ali Eisner, and Andrew de Zen. The bar was set high as last year’s winner was innovative artist Claire Boucher aka Grimes. This year, 2007 Stingray Rising Stars winners Tokyo Police Club introduced the award mentioning how invaluable the support from Stingray was for their career.

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By: SydneyTue, 11/22/2016
6 Revolutions – Tim Brady | Interview

We had the honor of sitting down with Tim Brady at the 2016 OPERA American annual conference, the premier gathering of opera professionals in North America. Brady is the composer of 6 Revolutions, a bilingual opera that was showcased during the event and is inspired by the events of the October Crisis that occurred in 1970 in Montreal, Canada. Brady talks about the mystical way he fell in love with opera in Mantua, Italy, and how he loves to get songs stuck in people's heads. 

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By: Ben Fong-TorresMon, 11/14/2016
‘Hallelujah’ and farewell to Leonard Cohen

Only a few weeks before the news broke about his death, Leonard Cohen was the subject of a piece in The New Yorker, which detailed the ailments that had kept him off the road the past couple of years.

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By: SydneyWed, 11/02/2016
Busty & The Bass | Interview & Performance

The boys from nine-piece collective, Busty & The Bass, stopped by Stingray to have a little fun and tell us about their music, Google search history, fender benders, and how to talk your way out of traffic tickets!

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By: SydneyWed, 11/02/2016
Tor Miller | Interview & Performance

The dashing and talented Tor Miller visited us in the Stingray PausePlay lounge at Canadian Music Week 2016 and opened up about his love for Bowie and Ray Charles and how that influenced his new album American English. He let us in on how dropping out of school affected his relationship with his parents and what is spirit animal is. 

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By: SydneyWed, 11/02/2016
Tommy Emmanuel | Interview & Performance

Legendary guitarist and two-time GRAMMY nominee, Tommy Emmanuel, visited Stingray PausePlay and wowed our in-house music experts with his talent. He chatted with us about being in a family band and his love for classic singer-songwriters, Ed Sheeran, and even Lady Gaga.

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By: SydneyMon, 10/31/2016
Royal Wood | Interview & Performance

Royal Wood joined Stingray PausePlay at Canadian Music Week 2016 and opened up about his musical journey and his affinity for fine wine. We also got an inside look at his new album "Ghostlight", from concept to release.

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By: SydneyMon, 10/31/2016
Passenger | Interview & Performance

We sat down with the incredibly funny and talented Passenger at Osheaga 2016. He chatted with us about his musical beginnings AND brand new material. He filled us in on the process of writing his new album and honing his skills. We also got the scoop on his love of fast food! 

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By: SydneyMon, 09/19/2016
Gabriella | Interview & Performance

We sat down with The Voice France finalist, Canada's own Gabriella, to talk about her album Story of Oak, how a broken finger can be a good thing, and how she's gearing up to release new music soon.

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By: Ben Fong-TorresWed, 07/20/2016
Happy Birthday and Hats Off to Carlos Santana

On his 69th birthday, which took place on July 20, he should embrace his age. Now doing a residency at the House of Blues in Las Vegas, he recently issued a reunion album, Santana IV, with most of the original band members playing together for the first time in some 45 years.

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By: Ben Fong-TorresFri, 07/15/2016
The Doors at the Bowl: Mick, LSD and a Moth

To play the Hollywood Bowl. For any musician, that has to be a career highlight. The Doors performed in that revered venue in 1968, and Ray Manzarek, in his interview for Qello Concerts, articulated the import of such an occasion.

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