William Prince (musician)

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William Prince (born 1986) is a Winnipeg-based Canadian folk and country singer-songwriter,[1][2] who won the Juno Award for Contemporary Roots Album of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2017 for his debut album Earthly Days.[3]

Born in Selkirk, Manitoba, Prince's family moved to Peguis First Nation when he was a boy.[2][4] He performs as a solo artist, and also alongside Vince Fontaine and Don Amero in the band Indian City,[5] before releasing his debut album Earthly Days in 2015.

Prince won a Western Canadian Music Award for Aboriginal Artist of the Year in 2016,[6] and received a Canadian Folk Music Award nomination for Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year at the 12th Canadian Folk Music Awards.[7] The album was a double Juno Award nominee for Contemporary Roots Album of the Year and Indigenous Music Album of the Year at the 2017 Juno Awards.[8][9]


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