Polaris Music Prize 2020

The 2020 Polaris Music Prize Celebration, presented by CBC Music, takes place Monday, October 19. This special cinematic event will stream live across numerous CBC Music properties and CBC Gem and will feature the live [...]

Polaris Music Prize Long List 2020

Today is the day of the big reveal of the Polaris Music Prize Long List for 2020. The #Polaris2020 Long List reveal takes place at noon ET / 9 am PT via Polaris YouTube and [...]

By | June 15th, 2020|Categories: Awards, Polaris Music Prize|Tags: , , , |10 Comments

Juno 2020 Nominations

For any of you that, like myself, missed yesterday's Juno nominations, here is another chance to watch them thanks to our friends over at CBC Music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwZ6XQ8aQhA Who would you like to see win this [...]

By | January 29th, 2020|Categories: Awards|Tags: |1 Comment

Playlist Friday: Sask Music Awards Nominees

SaskMusic announced the nominees of the 2019 Saskatchewan Music Awards with an event held at The Artesian in Regina on Wednesday, November 13. The awards are intended to honour excellence and celebrate the achievements of [...]

By | November 15th, 2019|Categories: Awards, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |16 Comments

Playlist Friday: Western Canadian Music Awards

Our playlist this week is full of tracks from artists that were nominated for WCMAs earlier this week. Foxwarren, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Dan Mangan, Jill Barber and more are all up for awards. Dan [...]

Playlist Friday: Saskatchewan Music Awards

Our playlist this week is made up of the nominees for the first-ever Sask Music Awards. There’s a Western Canadian Music Awards. There’s a Saskatchewan Country Music Awards. But, until now, there has never been [...]

By | November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Awards, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |17 Comments

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 [...]