- The honors keep rolling in for Arcade Fire. This time it was no surprise, though. The band took home album and group of the year awards at Sunday night’s Juno Awards, honoring the best in Canadian music. After taking top prize at both the Grammys and the Brits, it was a forgone conclusion that the band would win on its home turf.
- The first reaction to seeing Bob Dylan and John Lennon on the same compilation as Katy Perry and Black Eyed Peas would be to wince, gag or worse. But since those are just four of the 38 artists who contributed their hits to “Songs for Japan,” raising money to support disaster relief in Japan, it’s quite all right. The iTunes album costs $9.99 with proceeds going to the Japanese Red Cross Society.
- Britney Spears got back on stage during a not-so-secret show on Friday in Las Vegas. Her new album, “Femme Fatale,” is out Tuesday.
Clicky shuffle: Your random song for Monday morning:
- Flaming Lips, “When You Smile”