Livestream The 2015 Polaris Music Prize Gala

Every year, a bunch of Canadian music nerds get together to bestow the prestigious Polaris Music Prize upon whichever album they deem to be Canada’s best of the year. As is usually the case with these kinds of awards, the winner is announced at a big gala, and said big gala is going down tonight at the Carlu in downtown Toronto. Fred Penner is hosting, and the event will feature performances by shortlist nominees Alvvays, Braids, Viet Cong, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jennifer Castle, and Tobias Jesso Jr. In addition to honor and glory, the winner will also take home a cool $50,000 in cash. This year’s proceedings are being livestreamed, so you can check out the nominees and watch the whole thing below starting at 7:50PM EST.

NOMINEES
Alvvays – Alvvays
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah – Sour Soul
Braids – Deep In The Iris
Caribou – Our Love
Jennifer Castle – Pink City
Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Tobias Jesso Jr – Goon
The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers
Buffy Sainte-Marie – Power In The Blood
Viet Cong – Viet Cong