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Polaris Announces 2017 Short List!

Jul 13, 2017

Watch below as Polaris Music Prize Gala host Raina Douris and Polaris founder and Executive Director Steve Jordan announce the 2017 Short List.

The winning album will be decided on September 18 at The Carlu in Toronto.

 

2017 Polaris Music Prize Short List:

A Tribe Called Red  
We Are The Halluci Nation

BADBADNOTGOOD
IV

Leonard Cohen  
You Want It Darker

Gord Downie  
Secret Path

Feist
Pleasure

Lisa LeBlanc  
Why You Wanna Leave, Runaway Queen?

Lido Pimienta  
La Papessa

Tanya Tagaq
Retribution

Leif Vollebekk 
Twin Solitude

Weaves
Weaves

 

The Polaris Music Prize has previously been awarded to Kaytranada (2016), Buffy Sainte-Marie (2015), Tanya Tagaq (2014), Godspeed You! Black Emperor (2013), Feist (2012), Arcade Fire (2011), Karkwa (2010), Fucked Up (2009), Caribou (2008), Patrick Watson (2007), and Final Fantasy / Owen Pallett (2006).