APTN’s Indigenous Day Live to celebrate the 25th annual National Indigenous Peoples Day

APTN‘s beloved annual celebration, Indigenous Day Live is back! Catch Indigenous and Canadian talents performing as they honour the 25th annual National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 20th and 21st. It’s a stellar lineup that includes iskwē, Tom Wilson, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Boogey the Beat, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Charlotte Cardin, Mattmac, Logan Staats, Neon Dreams and ELMNT’s own, […]

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Grimes, DVBBS and Snotty Nose Rez Kids lead in nominations at the 2021 INDIES Awards

Canadian Music Week has announced the 2021 INDIES nominees. For it’s 20th year, Grimes leads with four nominations, with DVBBS, Snotty Nose Rez Kids and JJ Wilde right behind with three each. Some categories to watch include Indigenous Artist / Group or Duo of the Year, which includes nominees Buffy Sainte-Marie, Crystal Shawanda, Julian Taylor, […]

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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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