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Nomeansno, Faith Nolan Receive 2021 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Designation

The Polaris Music Prize has announced albums from Nomeansno and Faith Nolan have received 2021 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize designation. Nomeansno’s hardcore punk album Wrong from 1989 was chosen in the Heritage Prize public voting category, which ran this year from September 27 to October 16. Faith Nolan’s 1986 blues-folk release Africville received Heritage […]

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2021 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Voting Is Now Open

Voting for the 2021 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize has opened. Heritage Prize balloting was officially opened on Monday, Sept. 27 during the 2021 Polaris Music Prize Winner Celebration, where Cadence Weapon’s Parallel World album was awarded the 16th annual Polaris Music Prize. The companion award to the Polaris Music Prize, winners and nominees for […]

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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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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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Oscar Peterson Trio’s ‘Night Train’ And D.O.A.’s ‘Hardcore 81’ Receive 2019 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Designation

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The Polaris Music Prize has announced Oscar Peterson Trio’s Night Train and D.O.A.’s Hardcore 81 albums have received 2019 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize designation. D.O.A.’s genre-defining hardcore punk album from 1981 was chosen over 11 other nominated albums in the Re:Sound-supported Heritage Prize public voting category, which ran this year from September 17 to […]

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2019 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Voting Is Now Open

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Voting for the 2019 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize is now open. The Heritage Prize is also supported by Re:Sound. Like the Polaris Music Prize, winners and nominees for the Heritage Prize are Canadian albums of the artistic distinction, without regards to sales or affiliations. This is our version of a hall of fame where […]

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Jean-Pierre Ferland Honoured For Jaune Heritage Prize Designation In Montreal Ceremony

The Polaris Music Prize honoured legendary Quebec musician Jean-Pierre Ferland on March 24 in a ceremony at Editorial Avenue / Audiogram Records in Montreal, Quebec celebrating his 1970 album Jaune having recently received Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize designation. The Heritage Prize award, the Polaris version of a hall of fame, was determined by an […]

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2018 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Winners Announced

Polaris Music Prize announced the winning albums for the 2018 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize today. The winners were chosen from four short lists, each representing a different musical era, and were curated by a Heritage Prize jury of music historians and music media. Two winners for each era were chosen — one by public […]

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2018 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Voting Is Now Open

If you’ve ever wanted to live the life of a Polaris juror, now’s the time. That’s because the voting for the 2018 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize is now open. The Heritage Prize honours Canadian albums of the past from four distinct time periods: 1960-75, 1976-85, 1986-95 and 1996-05. Like the Polaris Music Prize, winners […]

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