Indigenous Music Company Red Music Rising Launches In Canada

A new Canadian music company has launched by Coalition Music in partnership with The Aboriginal People’s Network (APTN). Red Music Rising is owned, managed and operated entirely by Indigenous individuals, with a mission to help develop robust, sustainable, life-long careers for Indigenous artists and industry members. RMR will not only sign, release and market music from […]

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William Prince Wins 2020 SOCAN Songwriting Prize

“The Spark” has captured top honours for Winnipeg-based singer-songwriter William Prince, as the winner of the 2020 SOCAN Songwriting Prize. “The Spark” is a single on Prince’s highly acclaimed sophomore album, Reliever, the followup to his Juno-award winning debut album Earthly Days. Prince will receive the $5,000 first prize, a Yamaha Keyboard, and a $500 […]

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Polaris Prize Long List Announced

The Polaris Music Prize long list for the Canadian Artist of the Year has been announced! You’ll find a nice mix of genres from pop to rock to hip hop to folk and a great representation of artists across Canada. Indigenous artists William Prince, Riit, nêhiyawak, Lido Pimienta and WHOOP-SZO were nominated. Other stand outs include nods to Jessie Reyez, Allie X, The Weeknd, Andy Shauf and Kaytranada among many […]

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