iHeartRadio Presents: The Filter

iHeartRadio Presents: The Filter

Join Shannon Burns and Myles Galloway from iHeartRadio.ca weekly, as they break down the most important stories in the world of music, with audio editions every weekday. PLUS: Hear in depth interviews with your favourite artists conducted by Shannon Burns and the iHeartRadio family of interviewers in Canada.


November 27, 2021 10 min

RÊVE sits down with iHeartRadio's Sarah Christie to talk about the crazy year she's had!

RÊVE tells Sarah about growing up in a musical household in Montreal, and about the first song she ever wrote (at six years old!).

RÊVE tells us more about the writing and filming CTRL+ ALT+ DEL, and how important her friends were to both.

RÊVE  tells us about her relationship with dance music, her first shows in Montreal


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Doja Cat has a lot to be happy about – she was just nominated for eight Grammy Awards – but she recently told fans that she is not.


U2’s The Edge says although the band has no immediate plans to tour, he can’t imagine hitting the road without taking precautions.


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Machine Gun Kelly has confessed he wasn’t always into hip hop and rock.


A Tampa, Florida man who went viral in February after claiming he built a guitar using the skeleton of his late uncle is now getting attention for crafting a toilet in the form of Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich.


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Ashnikko calls in to talk to Shannon Burns about the trials and tribulations of raising a dog, throwing MORE parties, and getting bronchitis at the end of their most recent tour.

Ashnikko talks about the highs and lows of creativity, and not being too hard on yourself on the less than creative days.

Ashnikko talks about how being the DIY King helped lead their creativity,

Ashnikko tells us about their love of the Twilight movies, t...

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The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” tops Billboard’s Greatest Songs of All Time Hot 100 Chart, it was announced Tuesday.

The track, released two years ago this month, knocks Chubby Checker’s signature hit “The Twist” out of the No. 1 spot after a 14-year reign.


Jay-Z Becomes Most-Nominated Artist At Grammys


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Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album Sour could be heading toward sweet victory at the 64th Grammy Awards.

The 18-year-old singer is among the top nominees announced Tuesday afternoon. She is up for Best New Artist, Record of the Year and Song of the Year (“Drivers License”), Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album (Sour).


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Adele’s 30 became the top-selling album of the year in the U.S. in its first three days.


Troye Sivan will star in The Idol, an HBO series from Canada’s The Weeknd.

The 26-year-old pop star, who made his acting debut in 2009’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine, is part of a cast that includes The Weeknd, Lily-Rose Depp, Suzanna Son and Steve Zissis.


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iHeartRadio Canada shares their reactions to last night's #AMAs on a special episode of The Filter. 

Shannon Burns along with Jessica Wood from iHeartRadio dive into a recap of last night's American Music Awards; from BTS’ big wins, to Olivia Rodrigo and JLO’s performances, Taylor Swift, Bad Bunny, Chloë, Machine Gun Kelly, and discuss the best moments, Cardi B’s hosting, best dressed and so much more!  

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Today we are celebrating 10 years of One Direction's Debut Album "Up All Night" Join us as we talk about our favourite songs, memories and moments from their music videos!

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Drake and Travis Scott have been named in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that seeks more than $750 million U.S. on behalf of victims of the Astroworld Festival tragedy.


Ed Sheeran, Carrie Underwood and Pentatonix are among the music stars helping to welcome Santa Claus to town during The Original Santa Claus Parade.


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Britney Spears says the conservatorship she was under for 13 years was “demoralizing and degrading” but she is determined not to be a victim.


Drake and Kanye West squashed their beef Monday night in Toronto.

Ye shared a photo on Instagram showing him standing on the steps of Drake’s mansion with Drake and music executive J Prince. He captioned wi...

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Lil Nas X has revealed he tried to get his “idol” Drake on his debut album Montero.

In an interview with GQ, the rapper admitted that “for every feature I did ask for on this album, like, every single one of them worked… besides Drake and Nicki [Minaj].”


A week after they became available for pre-order, Billie Eilish’s vegan organic chocolate bars ar...

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Adele Reveals Moment She Knew Her Marriage Was Over


The Astroworld Festival death toll is now at 10 after nine-year-old Ezra Blount succumbed on Sunday to injuries he suffered in a crush of fans.


Thanks to John R. Kennedy for today's stories! 


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Adele has named the song she has to perform first at every show.


As she promised last week, Avril Lavigne has released a new song – her first since 2019.


Mariah Carey has partnered with McDonald’s for the holidays – but not in Canada.


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John Otto from Limp Bizkit calls in to talk to Jason Rockman about Limp Bizkit's new album STILL SUCKS, the opening of his new drum school launching in 2022, giving back and more!

John Otto from Limp Bizkit talks about the importance of the groove, and what he plans on teaching.

John Otto tells Rockman about being part of the nu metal scene with Korn, Deftones and how important their live show is to them.

John tells us about hi...

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Drake and Travis Scott partied at a Houston arcade restaurant following their appearances at the Astroworld Festival, where?eight people died and hundreds of fans were injured.

Neither rapper was aware of the “severity of the situation” at the festival site when they showed up at a Dave & Buster’s.


Canada’s Alanis Morissette is ...

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Canada’s Justin Bieber and four other music stars are being urged not to attend next month’s inaugural Formula 1 STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2021.



Thanks to John R. Kennedy for this story

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Travis Scott will pay for the funerals of the fans who died Friday night at his Astroworld Festival in Houston and is offering free therapy to those impacted by the tragedy.

Scott was on stage when the crowd of 50,000 surged towards the front of the stage. Eight people, ranging in age from 14 to 27, died and hundreds were injured.



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The dress Amy Winehouse wore while on stage for the last time sold at auction this past weekend for a little more than $303,000 ($243,200 U.S.) – 16 times what it was expected to fetch.


Despite writing songs like “All You Need Is Love” together, Paul McCartney admitted on Friday that he never told John Lennon that he loved him.


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