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Jackie Evancho tells 24 Hours she performed at President Donald Trump's inauguration "for the honour", not the politics. HANDOUT

Jackie Evancho's Trump show was 'for the honour'

Sixteen-year-old classical crossover star Jackie Evancho of America's Got Talent fame - circa 2010 - says there's just one reason she performed the U.S. national anthem at Donald Trump's Jan. 20 presidential inauguration.

The Paper Kites. (Supplied Photo)

24 Minutes with The Paper Kites

Melbourne-based quintet The Paper Kites play The Orpheum Theatre Saturday, March 25 along with Passenger. Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with vocalist/guitarist Sam Bentley.

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24 Minutes with The Matinee

With their sophomore album, Dancing on Your Grave, Vancouver rockers The Matinee explore their growth and transformation as artists. Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with guitarist Geoff Petrie.

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Cox says 'Big Brother' will be out of this world

How lucky are we? Not only are we already immersed in an epic all-star Survivor installment titled Game Changers but tonight, we’re going to jump into the first hybrid season consisting of new and old players on Big Brother Canada: Odyssey. Yep, this year the theme is outer space.

Legendary rapper Wyclef Jean has plenty to say to our Jane Stevenson. GETTY

Wyclef Jean is the Rapper-in-Chief

Wyclef Jean of The Fugees - short for Refugees - is feeling positively presidential on his new EP J'ouvret, which translates to "the night before the carnival."

Indie rockers Alt-J are back with a new album. POSTMEDIA

MUSIC CHEAT SHEET: New Alt-J album

Alt-J return: Leeds indie-rockers Alt-J have a new album, Relaxer, due June 9 with the very mellow and gentle first single, 3WW, out now. The record follows up their Grammynominated, This Is All Yours, and finds the band working with producer Charlie Andrew for the third time. So far, there are no Canadian dates as they play U.S. festivals and citi

24 Minutes with Jonathan Roy

Despite the lineage of being the son of legendary NHL goaltender Patrick Roy, 27-year-old Jonathan has established himself as a recording artist of note; riding the crest of a wave with a breakout CD, “Mr. Optimist Blues’. He spent 24 Seconds with Joe Leary.