July 17, 2012

Polaris Music Prize Short List Announced


The Polaris Music Prize, one of the most coveted awards in Canada, is chosen by a group of journalists and broadcasters and is awarded to the best album of the year from Canada, regardless of sales. First, a list of 40 nominees is announced, then a month later, that list is narrowed down to 10. The short list of the 10 potential winners was announced this afternoon. The nominees are:

Cadence Weapon - Hope In Dirt City
Cold Specks - I Predict A Grateful Expulsion
Drake - Take Care
Kathleen Edwards - Voyageur
Feist - Metals
Fucked Up - David Comes To Life
Grimes - Visions
Handsome Furs - Sound Kapital
Japandroids - Celebration Rock
YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN - YT // ST

The winner of the prize will be announced on September 24th. 

Who would you like to see win? Think they left any good ones out?

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