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2017 Polaris Music Prize Short List

The 2017 Polaris Music Prize Short List was announced earlier today in Toronto, ON.

The 40 album long list was narrowed down to the top ten short list nominees! FACTOR funded albums are highlighted in the final list below:

We Are The Halluci Nation – A Tribe Called Red


Pleasure – Feist

Secret Path – Gord Downie

You Want It Darker – Leonard Cohen

Why You Wanna Leave, Runaway Queen? – Lisa LeBlanc

Twin Solitude – Leif Vollebekk

La Papessa – Lido Pimienta

Retribution – Tanya Tagaq

Weaves – Weaves

The winner of the 2017 Polaris Music Prize Award will be announced at the gala on September 18th in Toronto at the Carlu.

Head to the Polaris website for more information on past winners or to listen to the Polaris Podcast.