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Drake, New Pornographers, Viet Cong, and More Named on Polaris Prize Long List

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 08: Recording artist Drake speaks about Apple Music during the Apple WWDC on June 8, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Apple annouced a new OS X, El Capitan, iOS 9 and Apple Music during the keynote at the annual developers conference that runs through June 12. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Are there more “Trophies” in Drake’s near future? Prominent Canadian music award Polaris Music Prize has announced its long list on Twitter today, and the rapper’s latest release, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, is among a group of nominees that also includes names like Viet Cong (Viet Cong), the New Pornographers (Brill Bruisers), and METZ (II).

The list also features Caribou’s Our Love, Death From Above 1979’s The Physical WorldWhite Lung‘s Deep Fantasy, Tobias Jesso Jr.’s Goon, Alvvays‘ Alvvays, Braids’ Deep in the Iris, Ghostface Killah’s Sour Soul, Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld’s Never the Way She Was, Young Guv’s Ripe 4 Luv, and more.

The full list is over at the Polaris Prize website.