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Polaris Music Prize
  • Montreal rapper Backxwash wins Polaris Music Prize for best Canadian album
    Backxwash, the stage name of performer Ashanti Mutinta, beat out nine other contenders.
    Canada
    Oct 20
  • Polaris Music Prize 2020 long list: The Weeknd, Jessie Reyez, Daniel Caesar among artists
    The short list for the upcoming and prestigious Canadian music awards ceremony will follow on July 15.
    Entertainment
    Jun 16
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  • Haviah Mighty wins 2019 Polaris Music Prize
    The Brampton-based rapper's '13th Floor' won the Album of the Year award.
    Entertainment
    Sep 17, 2019
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  • Polaris Music Prize 2019 short list announced
    One of 10 critically acclaimed Canadian albums will be chosen to win the annual Polaris Music Prize on Sept. 16.
    Entertainment
    Jul 17, 2019
  • Jeremy Dutcher wins 2018 Polaris Music Prize for album of the year
    Jeremy Dutcher's album, 'Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa,' is recorded entirely in the Wolastoq language.
    Entertainment
    Sep 18, 2018
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie wins this year’s $50,000 Polaris Music Prize
    Buffy Sainte-Marie has won this year's $50,000 Polaris Music Prize.
    Entertainment
    Sep 21, 2015
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie on Drake, Polaris Music Prize and music critics
    Buffy Sainte-Marie talks Drake, Polaris Music Prize and music critics in a Q&A session.
    Entertainment
    Sep 17, 2015
  • Drake, Buffy Sainte-Marie among Polaris Music Prize finalists
    Drake and Buffy Sainte-Marie will compete for this year's Polaris Music Prize, it was announced Thursday.
    Entertainment
    Jul 16, 2015
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  • Polaris Music Prize boosted to $50k
    The annual award for the best Canadian album of the year has boosted its prize purse from $30,000 to $50,000 for the winner.
    Entertainment
    May 12, 2015
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  • Polaris Music Prize drops Jian Ghomeshi from its jury
    The Polaris Music Prize has removed former host Jian Ghomeshi from its jury.
    Canada
    Nov 3, 2014