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Friday, March 31, 2006

Sufjan Stevens snags New Pantheon Prize

"Sufjan Stevens made enough Illinoise with his 2005 album to earn him the inaugural New Pantheon Music Prize.
Beating out artists like Arcade Fire, Fiona Apple, M.I.A., Antony and the Johnsons, and others, Stevens claimed the $5,000 cash prize and New Pantheon Music Prize trophy. The award picks up where the Shortlist Prize left off, honoring albums that have sold less than 500,000 copies in the U.S." - <--(click for entire story)

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