Grimes, Carly Rae Jepsen, PUP, Kaytranada, White Lung Make 2016 Polaris Short List

Grimes, Carly Rae Jepsen, PUP, Kaytranada, White Lung Make 2016 Polaris Short List

The 2016 Polaris Music Prize short list is out! It includes:

Carly Rae Jepsen — E•MO•TION
Grimes — Art Angels
PUP — The Dream Is Over
White Lung — Paradise
Kaytranada — 99.9%
Basia Bulat — Good Advice
Jessy Lanza — Oh No
Andy Shauf — The Party
U.S. Girls — Half Free
Black Mountain — IV

The winner will be announced on 9/19 at the Polaris Music Prize Gala and the recipient of the award will receive $50,000 dollars. Three very famous Canadians are notably absent from this list: the Weeknd, Justin Bieber, and Drake.

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