Heard of this guy but never listened to his songs. I'm assuming there's a Canadian link (moose)? Anyway, he looks utterly miserable in that picture at the press conference, almost dejected. Wonder if he's being coerced to do this? 🤔
Install one of those privacy browsers that block ads. Access the mobile version of the YouTube site via that app. You might get one ad when the video begins, but what you're listening to won't be interrupted every few minutes.