The Polaris Music Prize unveiled its 2015 shortlist today and its 10 nominees include Drake, Tobias Jesso Jr., Caribou and Alvvays (view the full list below).
The winner will be announced on September 21 at the Polaris Music Prize gala, which will be hosted by Fred Penner this year. This year’s winner will receive $50,000, an increase from last year’s $30,000.
Last year’s winner was Tanya Tagaq for her album, Animism.
Congrats to all the shortlist nominees!
Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Tobias Jesso Jr. – Goon
The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers
Caribou – Our Love
Alvvays – Alvvays
BADBADNOTGOOD/Ghostface Killah – Sour Soul
Braids – Deep in the Iris
Jennifer Castle – Pink City
Buffy Sainte-Marie – Power in the Blood
Viet Cong – Viet Cong