CANADA AM Unveils Signature Songza Playlist, Today

— April 1st, 2014

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TORONTO (April 1, 2014) CANADA AM invites viewers to pump up the volume and tune-in to the CANADA AM Songza playlist, unveiled today. Curated by hosts Beverly Thomson, Marci Ien, and Jeff Hutcheson, the playlist features some of the team’s go-to songs from artists who have appeared on CANADA AM.


Spanning several decades and genres, the playlist is highlighted by some of the world’s most recognizable artists including Celine Dion, Lionel Ritchie, Michael Bublé, Drake, Taylor Swift, Janet Jackson, Katy Perry, and recent CANADA AM performers Florida Georgia Line.


“Music plays an integral part in making Canada AM what it is,” said Lis Travers, Vice-President and Executive Producer, Canada AM. “This playlist reflects the excitement and the energy that invigorates the Canada AM team every day.”


“Our goal is to help Canada AM fans rise and shine with more energy, through their very-own curated Songza playlist,” said Vanessa Thomas, Managing Director, Songza Canada. “Songza is here to make whatever you’re doing during your day better.”


The CANADA AM playlist is available for streaming through the Songza app, available on all compatible Apple, Android, Windows, and Blackberry devices, and is accessible online through Also, check out Bev, Marci and Jeff’s interview on the Songza Daily blog.


CANADA AM can be seen weekdays beginning at 6 a.m. ET on CTV, CTV News Channel, the CTV GO app, the CTV News GO app, and on the CTV Mobile channel on Bell Mobile TV. Viewers can also watch online at and watch the best of the week’s segments on a special Saturday episode, airing at 8 a.m. ET on CTV.


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CANADA AM is Canada’s national morning newsmagazine. Since its launch in 1972, CANADA AM has brought Canadians a unique blend of hard news and lifestyle stories, featuring in-depth interviews with top newsmakers, celebrities and musical stars. Lis Travers is the Vice-President and Executive Producer for CANADA AM and Wendy Freeman is the President of CTV News.

About Songza:

Songza predicts what you're doing or feeling and serves an expertly-curated playlist to make it better. We offer playlists for improving activities such as waking up, working out, commuting, concentrating, unwinding, entertaining, and sleeping. Songza’s team of 63 music experts is comprised of journalists, critics, DJs, ethnomusicologists and musicians, dedicated to delivering the soundtrack to our users’ lives. Songza was named one of the App Store Best of 2012 by Apple, one of Time's Best Android Apps, iPhone Apps and Websites of 2013, one of Forbes “5 Companies That Transformed Advertising in 2013” and one of Fast Company's 2013 Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Music. To learn more about Songza, please visit  @Songza @VTSongza

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For more information, contact:

Jon-Ross Gabriel, Bell Media, 416.384.6836 or

Julie MacFarlane, Bell Media, 416.384.4623 or

Songza, North 6th Agency Inc., 212.334.9753 or