White Lung and PUP have made the Polaris Music Prize short list

As have Grimes and Carly Rae Jepsen.
The short list has been unveiled for this year’s Polaris Music Prize, the Canadian equivalent of the Mercury.

The new shorter list of nominees follows and earlier long list that included Dilly Dally, Drake, Grimes, the Weeknd, Carly Rae Jepsen, Justin Bieber, Peaches, Destroyer, PUP, White Lung, and loads more.

Well, both White Lung (pictured) and PUP are still in the running, as are Grimes and Carly Rae Jepsen. The short list is as follows:

Black Mountain – IV

Basia Bulat – Good Advice

Grimes – Art Angels

Carly Rae Jepsen – E•MO•TION

Kaytranada – 99.9%

Jessy Lanza – Oh No

PUP – The Dream Is Over

Andy Shauf – The Party

U.S. Girls – Half Free

White Lung – Paradise

The winner will be announced on 19th September. Last year’s prize was won by Buffy Sainte-Marie’s ‘Power in the Blood’.

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