Playlist Friday: WCMA 2017 Winners

BreakOut West was in Edmonton this past weekend, Sept 13-17th, 2017 and the winners of the Western Canadian Music Awards were announced. Below is a list of the nominees with the winners in red print. [...]

By | September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Awards, Playlists|Tags: , , |49 Comments

CCMA 2017 – The Winners

Sunday saw the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, SK play host to the great and the good of the North American Country Music scene for the latest instalment of the CCMA's annual award ceremony. Dean Brody [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Awards|27 Comments

Playlist Friday: Polaris Music Prize Long List 2017

By Darlene Barss We have two playlists for you this week about the Polaris Music Prize Long List. One has a song representing each of the 40 albums that are on the official Long List. [...]

Fast Romantics’ “Julia” wins SOCAN Songwriting Prize

The 2016 SOCAN Songwriting Prize was awarded today to the Toronto-via-Calgary band Fast Romantics for their song “Julia,” beating out the likes of Polaris Music Prize nominees The Strumbellas, Dilly Dally and Andy Shauf. Each [...]

Darbar’s Polaris long list playlist

  (That title feels like a tongue twister, eh?) The announcement of the 2016 Polaris Prize short list is in about two weeks. What started as a list of 40, will be shortened to 10. This [...]

By | June 28th, 2016|Categories: Awards, Playlists, Polaris Music Prize|Tags: |262 Comments