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Polaris Prize 2016 Short List: Carly Rae Jepsen, Grimes, Kaytranada, and More

Canada's Polaris Prize has announced its much-watched "short list" of nominees for the 2016 Canadian Album of the Year award, including records by a number of SPIN…
Anna Gaca / July 14, 2016

Polaris Prize 2016 Long List: Drake, Carly Rae Jepsen, Grimes, the Weeknd, and More

Canada's prestigious Polaris Music Prize has announced its "long list" of potential nominees for this year's award, including Carly Rae Jepsen, Grimes, the Weeknd, Kaytranada, and…
Anna Gaca / June 15, 2016

Buffy Sainte-Marie Wins 2015 Polaris Music Prize for ‘Power in the Blood’

Buffy Sainte-Marie has won the 2015 Polaris Music Prize, perhaps Canadian music's highest honor, for her album Power in the Blood. The longtime indigenous electro-acoustic folk artist beat out Drake's If…
James Grebey / September 22, 2015

Drake, Caribou, New Pornographers, More Make 2015 Polaris Prize Shortlist

Last month, Canada's Polaris Music Prize announced their long list of nominees for 2015, but now they've narrowed it down to just ten. As you…
Colin Joyce / July 16, 2015

Polaris Prize 2013 Nominees: Tegan and Sara, Metric, and More

And then there were 10. The Polaris Music Prize has whittled down its 40-album "Long List" of nominees for the 2013 award to a "Short…
Kyle McGovern / July 16, 2013