1. Feist Wins Polaris Music Prize

    September 25, 2012 12:10 PM EDT 'Metals' wins Canadian award for album of the year, besting full-lengths by Drake, Grimes, Japandroids. Feist's fourth album "Metals" earned the singer-songwriter the 2012 Polaris Music Prize, given to the best album of the year by a Canadian musician, which was…

  2. Arcade Fire Wins Canada's Polaris Music Prize

    September 20, 2011 1:31 AM EDT After taking home the Grammy award and Juno award for Album of the Year, Arcade Fire 's "The Suburbs" has been named the best Canadian album of the past 12 months by earning the 2011 Polaris Music Prize, it was announced on Monday (Sept. 19). The indie rock collective's…

  3. Karkwa Wins Polaris Music Prize

    September 21, 2010 8:13 AM EDT Montreal indie rock act Karkwa took home the Polaris Music Prize for its fourth album, "Les Chemins de Verre" or "The Glass Paths" (Audiogram). The ceremony was held last night (Sept. 20) at CTV's Concert Hall at the Masonic Temple in Toronto. The band received $20…

  4. F---ked Up Wins Polaris Music Prize

    September 22, 2009 10:53 AM EDT Of the all the acts on the shortlist for Canada's Polaris Music Prize, Toronto hardcore band Fucked Up seemed the least likely to take the $20,000 award. But that's exactly what happened as a jury of 10 Canadian music journalists, bloggers and broadcasters awarded the band the prize…

  5. Caribou's 'Andorra' Wins Polaris Music Prize

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Caribou's "Andorra," an album creator Dan Snaith said he made "at home in a bedroom," has won the third Canadian Polaris Music Prize. Caribou's "Andorra," an album creator Dan Snaith said he made "at home in a bedroom," has won the third…

  6. Furtado, Billy Talent Win Big At Junos

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With five major wins, Nelly Furtado swept Canada's Juno Awards over the weekend. A total of 39 Juno trophies were handed out over two nights, Saturday (March 31) and Sunday (April 1) in Saskatoon, Sas With five major wins, Nelly Furtado swept Canada's Juno Awards over the weekend. A…