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Tag archive: 2021 Polaris Music Prize (7)

 

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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Cadence Weapon Has Won The 2021 Polaris Music Prize For The Album ‘Parallel World’

Cadence Weapon has won the 2021 Polaris Music Prize for the album Parallel World. This is Cadence Weapon’s first Polaris Music Prize win. The Prize, which was presented by CBC Music, goes to the best Canadian album of the year based on artistic merit without regard to genre, sales history or label affiliation. It was […]

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2021 Polaris Music Prize Winner Celebration Details Announced: Exclusive Backxwash Performances, Grand Jury Revealed

Details have been announced for the 2021 Polaris Music Prize Winner Celebration, taking place live at CBC Toronto’s Studio 211 on Monday, Sept. 27. Hosted by CBC Music’s Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe, the 2021 Polaris Music Prize Winner Celebration will be available in Canada on the free CBC Gem streaming service, CBC Music’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube […]

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2021 Polaris Short List Is Here

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music, has unveiled the 10 albums on the 2021 Short List. The 2021 Polaris Music Prize Short List is: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson – Theory of Ice Cadence Weapon – Parallel World DijahSB – Head Above The Waters Dominique Fils-Aimé – Three Little Words Mustafa – When Smoke Rises […]

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Polaris Music Prize And CBC Music Reveal Short List Summer Broadcast Plans

It’s going to be a Short List Summer. CBC Music, Polaris’ presenting sponsor, will be launching special programming to showcase the 2021 Polaris Music Prize Short List of 10 albums, which will be revealed July 15 on CBC Music. This includes 12 Polaris radio specials, which will delve into the history of past Polaris winners […]

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2021 Polaris Music Prize Long List Is Here

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music, has revealed its 40 album Long List. This year’s Long List is presented by Canada Council for the Arts. The 2021 Polaris Music Prize Long List is: Art Bergmann – Late Stage Empire Dementia Bernice – Eau De Bonjourno The Besnard Lakes – The Besnard Lakes Are […]

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