Pop Goes The News — Canadian singer Matt Dusk announced Tuesday night he is going to be a first-time father.

“Santa comes early this year!,” Dusk wrote on social media, where he shared a sonogram photo. “Expecting a new addition to the band!”

Pop Goes The News — Global confirmed Thursday that it has pulled the plug on ET Canada’s New Year’s Eve at Niagara Falls after six years.

Pop Goes The News reported in September that Global’s parent company Shaw Media decided to scrap the special due to high production costs.

Pop Goes The News — Canadian musicians are among those paying tribute to singer-songwriter Ron Hynes, who died Thursday in a St. John’s hospital following a battle with cancer.

Known as “the man of a thousand songs,” Hynes was a month shy of his 65th birthday.

Pop Goes The News — Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Hynes, who revealed last month a second battle with cancer, was hospitalized early Tuesday.

The 64-year-old Newfoundland musician was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Pop Goes The News — Canadian electronic dance music producer deadmau5 filed a multi-million-dollar lawsuit on Monday over the release of some of his early work.

The statement of claim, filed in Ontario Superior Court in Toronto, names Play Records Inc. as defendant.

Pop Goes The News — In the 1996 movie Jerry Maguire, Dorothy (Renée Zellweger) uttered a now-iconic phrase to Jerry (Tom Cruise): “You had me at hello.”

Nearly 20 years later, the word “hello” is still hot in pop culture.