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Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Main Source, Buffy Sainte-Marie Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Posters Revealed

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The Polaris Music Prize has unveiled the commemorative posters celebrating Beverly Glenn-Copeland’s Keyboard Fantasies, Main Source’s Breaking Atoms and Buffy Sainte-Marie’s It’s My Way! having received Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize designation. These specially curated posters are limited edition silk-screen prints custom made to honour every album that has received Heritage Prize designation. Large versions […]

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Listen To The Polaris Sound Series: Diaspora Playlist

This playlist highlights the Canadian refugee and immigrant experience, featuring first- and second-generation immigrants to Canada from disparate locales. The diasporic vibes represented here is a Canadian-rooted sonic excursion conveying the shared hopes, disparate dreams and relatable reasons for leaving one home for another. It’s important to note that while there is a connective energy […]

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Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Main Source, Buffy Sainte-Marie Albums Receive 2020 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Designation

The Polaris Music Prize has announced albums from Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Main Source and Buffy Sainte-Marie have received 2020 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize designation. Beverly Glenn-Copeland’s influential Keyboard Fantasies new age/electronic album from 1986 was chosen in the Re:Sound-supported Heritage Prize public voting category, which ran this year from October 19 to November 9. Additionally, […]

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2020 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Voting Is Now Open

Voting for the 2020 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize has opened. Heritage Prize balloting was officially opened on Monday, Oct. 19 during the 2020 Polaris Music Prize Celebration, a special cinematic broadcast event where Backxwash’s God Has Nothing To Do With This Leave Him Out Of It album won the 2020 Polaris Music Music Prize. […]

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Backxwash Has Won The 2020 Polaris Music Prize For The Album ‘God Has Nothing To Do With This Leave Him Out Of It’

Backxwash has won the 2020 Polaris Music Prize for the album God Has Nothing To Do With This Leave Him Out Of It. “Be as honest as you want to be and create the art that you want to,” says Backxwash while reflecting on her win. This is Backxwash’s first Polaris Music Prize win. The […]

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Everything You Need To Know About The 2020 Polaris Music Prize Celebration

The 2020 Polaris Music Prize Celebration, presented by CBC Music, takes place Monday, October 19. This special cinematic event will stream live across numerous CBC Music properties and CBC Gem and will feature the live reveal of the 15th-ever Polaris Prize winner. Here are all the things you need to know about 2020 Polaris Music […]

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Kaia Kater Covers Broken Social Scene’s “Anthems For A Seventeen Year Old Girl” For SiriusXM Polaris Cover Sessions

The Polaris Music Prize has released the video for its second SiriusXM Polaris Cover Session for 2020 featuring Kaia Kater covering “Anthems For A Seventeen Year Old Girl” from Broken Social Scene’s Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize-winning album, You Forgot It In People. The Cover Sessions series is also supported by Re:Sound. A performance video […]

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Filmmakers For The 2020 Polaris Music Prize Celebration Revealed

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music, today announced the Canadian filmmakers who have been selected to create short films for the cinematic event honouring the 10 albums nominated for the 2020 Polaris Short List. These short films will stream as part of the reimagined 2020 Polaris Music Prize Celebration, a special, cinematic tribute […]

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2020 Polaris Short List Posters Revealed

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music, announced the 10 artists creating posters for the 2020 Short List today. The 2020 Short List Poster Artists: Sam Island: Backxwash – God Has Nothing To Do With This Leave Him Out Of It Christy Lundy and James Lee Chiahan: Caribou – Suddenly Ashley Floréal: Junia-T – […]

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