Saturday, June 22, 2024

2024 Polaris Prize Long List Including Local Artists

From the Polaris Prize website:

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music, has revealed its 40 album Long List.

The Long List is where Polaris reveals the 40 nominated albums that will be considered for a given year’s Prize. This year’s Long List is presented by Canada Council for the Arts.

The Polaris Music Prize Short List revealing the 10 finalist albums being considered for this year’s Prize will be unveiled on July 11. More details on this will be announced in the coming weeks.

The winning album will be revealed during the Polaris Gala, taking place Tuesday, September 17 at Massey Hall in Toronto. This will be the second year the Polaris Gala will be taking place at the iconic 130-year-old Massey Hall, Canada’s marquee live venue. Tickets to the Polaris Gala are on sale now via the Massey Hall website.

The Polaris Music Prize awards $50,000 courtesy of Slaight Family Foundation, going to the artist who creates the Canadian Album of the Year, judged solely on artistic merit, without consideration for genre or record sales.

You can view the Long List announcement below

Links: Polaris Music PrizeMore Polaris StoriesVideo above courtesy of polarismusicprize

Here is the complete Long List:

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