Polaris Music Prize

Tagaq: Anti-Sealing Activists Have Been 'Vilifying Inuit People For Generations'

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 11.06.2014 | Canada Music

Since infamously saying "F---PETA" while accepting her Polaris Music Prize for best Canadian album "Animism" in September, throat singer Tanya Tagaq h...

Polaris Prize Removes Former Host Jian Ghomeshi From Jury

CP | Nick Patch, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2014 | Canada Music

TORONTO - The Polaris Music Prize has removed former host Jian Ghomeshi from its jury.Ghomeshi had been among the 200-plus journalists, broadcasters a...

Tanya Tagaq: 'My Daughters Are 4 Times More Likely To Be Murdered Than Your Daughters'

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada Music

When Tanya Tagaq won the 2014 Polaris Prize a week ago, Tagaq made international headlines with two words she uttered during her acceptance speech: F-...

PETA Responds To Tanya Tagaq's Polaris Slam: She Should 'Read More'

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Music

People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals hit the headlines following Polaris Prize winner Tanya Tagaq's acceptance speech last night in Toronto -- ...

Tanya Tagaq's 'Animism' Wins Polaris Prize, Blasts PETA

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Music

Tanya Tagaq's album "Animism " won the 2014 Polaris Music Prize. The Inuit throat singer beat high-profile albums by Drake and Arcade Fire to lay clai...

LIVE STREAM: Watch The Polaris Prize Gala Right Here

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Music

The eighth annual Polaris Music Prize is happening tonight, Sept 22, and we will be streaming the 2014 Polaris Prize live beginning at 7pm with the pr...

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The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Music

The Polaris Music Prize Gala will see six of the 10 "short list" nominees perform with two more in attendance and two others not appearing. Accord...

Polaris Music Prize Short List (And Host) Revealed

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada Music

The eighth annual Polaris Prize has revealed it's 2014 short list for the best Canadian album of the past year. The 10 nominated artists range fro...

Drake, Arcade Fire, Chromeo Make Polaris Prize Long List

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 06.19.2014 | Canada Music

This year's Polaris Music Prize Long List was announced this morning in Calgary with some newcomers and some old pros vying for this year's award. ...

Besnard Lakes Talk Music And LSD

The Huffington Post Canada | Vish Khanna | Posted 12.28.2013 | Canada Music

There’s a certain connotation with the music that Montreal’s Besnard Lakes make. The Polaris Music Prize-nominated rock band are often described a...

Polaris Prize Winner Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slam Polaris Prize

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Music

Music-lovers and the Canadian music industry came together at the Polaris Music Prize Gala to celebrate and reward the best Canadian album of the past...

WATCH: Live Stream The Polaris Music Prize Gala

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada Music

The Polaris Music Prize, celebrating the best Canadian album of the past year, throws itself a huge annual party with nominee performing while the Gra...

Who Will Win The 2013 Polaris Prize?

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Music

The Polaris Music Prize, a not-for-profit organization celebrating the best Canadian album of the past year, is gearing up to reward one Canadian act ...

WATCH: Tegan And Sara Sing With Taylor Swift

Huffington Post Music Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 08.21.2013 | Canada Music

Taylor Swift invited a couple special guests to her sold-out show Tuesday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles: Tegan and Sara. Swift brough...

Polaris Prize Short List Revealed

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 07.17.2013 | Canada Music

The Polaris Prize short list was revealed today in Toronto, with ten releases up for Canada's critic-voted best album music prize and a chance to win ...

Polaris Prize 2013 Long List Revealed

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 06.13.2013 | Canada Music

The 2013 Polaris Prize long list was announced today, June 13, in Montreal, revealing the forty Canadian albums that made it through the first round o...

Feist Wins $30,000 Polaris Prize For Best Canadian Album

The Huffington Post Canada | Melody Lau | Posted 09.25.2012 | Canada Music

Leslie Feist won the $30,000 Polaris Music Prize last night for her fourth album, Metals, and no one was more stunned by the news than the artist hers...