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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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2020 Polaris Music Prize Grand Jury Revealed, Winner To Be Revealed Oct. 19 On CBC Gem And CBC Music

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music, has revealed its 2020 Grand Jury. The 11 members of the Grand Jury are: CHAD BRUNET (CJSR) RICKY CASTANEDO LAREDO (CJSF) BRUNO COULOMBE (Le Canal Auditif) CHAKA V. GRIER (Freelance journalist / Journaliste pigiste) KIMBERLEY DOOSHIMA JEV (Freelance journalist / Journaliste pigiste) LIISA LADOUCEUR (Freelance journalist / […]

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Corb Lund Covers Gordon Lightfoot’s “Oh, Linda” For SiriusXM Polaris Cover Sessions

The Polaris Music Prize has released the video for its first SiriusXM Polaris Cover Session for 2020 featuring award-winning songwriter Corb Lund covering “Oh, Linda” from Gordon Lightfoot’s Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize-winning album, Lightfoot! The Cover Sessions series is also supported by Re:Sound. An in-studio performance video of the song is now available via […]

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2020 Polaris Short List Is Here

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The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music, has unveiled the 10 albums on the 2020 Short List. The 2020 Polaris Music Prize Short List is: Backxwash – God Has Nothing To Do With This Leave Him Out Of It Caribou – Suddenly Junia-T – Studio Monk Kaytranada – Bubba nêhiyawak – nipiy Pantayo – […]

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