Feist Wins Shortlist Prize, Playing Junos, Grammys & Hammerstein

2007 – The Year of Feist
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The accolades for Canadian chanteuse Leslie Feist continue to pour in as she was awarded the Shortlist Music Prize yesterday.

Canadian singer Leslie Feist is the winner of the Seventh Annual Shortlist Music Prize for her album The Reminder. Feist is the second female artist to win the prize, following Cat Power who won the award last year. Feist was chosen by a panel of five Listmakers: recording artists Gary Lightbody (Snow Patrol) and Ronnie Vannucci (the Killers), journalist Rev. Moose (CMJ), radio DJ Chris Douridas (KCRW) and the hosts of Hunnypot Internet Radio.

Feist is the first Canadian winner of the Shortlist Music Prize, joining Irish singer Damien Rice and Icelandic band Sigur Ros as Shortlist winners who hail from outside the US. Previous winners also include American artists Sufjan Stevens, N*E*R*D and TV on the Radio.

In other Feist news, she will be performing at both The Grammys and The Junos (the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys). Also, In addition to her previously announced four Grammy nominations, Feist is also up for five JUNO Award nominations including Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and Pop Album of the Year. Last but not least, Feist will be making her way to the Hammerstein Ballroom on April 29 and 30 (tickets on sale 2/8 at 10:00 am EST).

Full list of Feist tour dates after the jump.

Feist 2008 Tour Dates
Feb 23 2008 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival Adelaide, South Australia
Feb 24 2008 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival Melbourne, Victoria
Feb 26 2008 Prince Bandroom Melbourne, Victoria
Feb 27 2008 Perth Internal Arts Festival Perth, Western Australia
Feb 29 2008 The Metro Sydney, New South Wales
Mar 01 2008 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival Brisbane, Queensland
Mar 02 2008 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival Sydney, New South Wales
Apr 10 2008 Fillmore Detroit Detroit, Michigan
Apr 11 2008 Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana
Apr 12 2008 The Pageant St. Louis, Missouri
Apr 14 2008 Cain’s Ballroom Tulsa, Oklahoma
Apr 15 2008 Stubb’s Austin, Texas
Apr 16 2008 The Palladium Ballroom Dallas, Texas
Apr 18 2008 Tabernacle Atlanta, Georgia
Apr 19 2008 Vanderbilt University Alumni Lawn Nashville, Tennessee
Apr 20 2008 Thomas Wolfe Auditorium Asheville, North Carolina
Apr 22 2008 Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium Athens, Ohio
Apr 25 2008 Smith College Northampton, Massachusetts
Apr 26 2008 Charlottesville Pavilion Charlottesville, Virginia
Apr 27 2008 Academy of Music Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Apr 29 2008 Hammerstein Ballroom New York, New York
Apr 30 2008 Hammerstein Ballroom New York, New York

May 13 2008 Sony Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto
May 20 2008 Queens Hall Edinburgh, Scotland
May 21 2008 Royal Albert Hall London, London and South East
May 22 2008 Palace Theater Manchester
May 24 2008 Paradiso Amsterdam
May 25 2008 Aero Lille
May 27 2008 Magazzini Generale Milan
May 27 2008 Piper Rome
Jun 01 2008 Jahrhunderthalle Frankfurt, Hessen
Jun 03 2008 Grand Rex Paris
Jun 04 2008 Grand Rex Paris
Jun 05 2008 Transbordeur Lyon
Jun 07 2008 Apolo Barcelona
Jun 08 2008 Sala Heineken Madrid