Friday, June 18, 2021

GOOD LUCK! 2021 Polaris Music Prize Long List (incl local artists)

From the Polaris Music Prize website:

In total, 204 albums were considered for the Long List by the 199 member jury.

This year’s Long List was unveiled in a video broadcast via the Polaris Facebook page and YouTube channels

The 10 album Short List will be unveiled live on July 15 as part of a two-hour special during Drive on CBC Music. An encore broadcast of the special will be available on CBC Music, Sunday, July 18 at 10 p.m. The 2021 Polaris Music Prize-winning album will be revealed in the fall via CBC Music. More details on this will be announced in the coming weeks. Leading up to the reveal of the Short List, CBC Music will have a retrospective special on Sunday, July 11 at 10 p.m.

The Polaris Music Prize awards $50,000 to the artist who creates the Canadian Album of the Year, judged solely on artistic merit, without consideration for genre or record sales. Additionally, the nine other nominated acts whose albums make the 2021 Short List will receive $3,000 each courtesy of Slaight Music.

Below is the Long List Reveal video

Links: Polaris Music PrizeMore Polaris Stories, Video above courtesy of polarismusicprize

Complete list (local artists are bolded)

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