Polaris Music Prize 2018 short list (U.S. Girls, Alvvays, Pierre Kwenders, more)
The long list for the 2018 Polaris Music Prize — Canada’s annual award for a great album — was revealed last month, and now the short list is out. They’ve narrowed it down to these ten albums:
Alvvays – Antisocialites
Jean-Michel Blais – Dans Ma Main
Daniel Caesar – Freudian
Jeremy Dutcher – Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa
Pierre Kwenders – MAKANDA At The End Of Space, The Beginning Of Time
Hubert Lenoir – Darlene
Partner – In Search Of Lost Time
Snotty Nose Rez Kids – The Average Savage
U.S. Girls – In A Poem Unlimited
Weaves – Wide Open
Long listed artists who didn’t make it include The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie (who passed away last year), Arcade Fire, Sloan, Propagandhi, and more.
The winner will be announced at the annual gala on September 17. Who do you think will win?