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  • Grimes, Drake, Carly Rae Jepsen, The Weeknd Make Polaris Prize Long List

    Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:49:18

    Grimes, Drake, Carly Rae Jepsen, The Weeknd Make Polaris Prize Long List -

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    Grimes, Drake, Carly Rae Jepsen, and The Weeknd have all been included on the long list for this year's Polaris Prize. The Polaris Prize is given each year to the best full-length Canadian album, and is based on artistic merit. In order to qualify for this year's prize, artists had to release an album between June 1, 2015 and May 31, 2016. Also appearing on the list are Justin Bieber, White Lung, and Peaches.

    Check out the full long list below:

    Art Bergmann — The Apostate
    Justin Bieber — Purpose
    Black Mountain — IV
    Jean-Michel Blais — II
    Basia Bulat — Good Advice
    Daniel Caesar — Pilgrim's Paradise
    Tanika Charles — Soul Run
    City and Colour — If I Should Go Before You
    Coeur de pirate — Roses
    Dead Obies — Gesamtkunstwerk
    Destroyer — Poison Season
    Dilly Dally — Sore
    Drake — VIEWS
    Essaie pas — Demain est une autre nuit
    Fred Fortin — Ultramarr
    FOXTROTT — A Taller Us
    Grimes — Art Angels
    Half Moon Run — Sun Leads Me On
    Veda Hille — Love Waves
    Jazz Cartier — Hotel Paranoia
    Carly Rae Jepsen — E•MO•TION
    Junior Boys — Big Black Coat
    Kaytranada — 99.9%
    Jessy Lanza — Oh No
    Majid Jordan — Majid Jordan
    Michelle McAdorey — Into Her Future
    Nap Eyes — Thought Rock Fish Scale
    Safia Nolin — Limoilou<br> Operators — Blue Wave
    Peaches — Rub
    PUP — The Dream Is Over
    Daniel Romano — Mosey
    Andy Shauf — The Party
    The Strumbellas — HOPE
    Suuns — Hold/Still
    U.S. Girls — Half Free
    Un Blonde — Good Will Come To You
    The Weeknd — Beauty Behind the Madness
    White Lung — Paradise
    Donovan Woods — Hard Settle, Ain't Troubled

    For more on Grimes, check out:

    Best Albums 2015: Grimes - 'Art Angels'

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    06.16.16

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