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September 21st, 2012
The 2012 Polaris Music Prize is going down Monday night and you can watch it all right here at 8 pm ET on MuchMusic.com. This year’s nominees include an amazing short list of Canadian talent, including Drake, Feist, Kathleen Edwards, Cadence Weapon, Cold Specks, Grimes, Handsome Furs, Fucked Up, Japandroids and Yamantaka // Sonic Titan.
The Polaris Music Prize judging panel is comprised of active members in Canadian journalism and media fields who short list 10 nominees from a list of 40 artists. The Polaris Music Prize is not-for-profit organization that honours, celebrates and rewards creativity and diversity in Canadian recorded music. The winning artist receives $30,000 and bragging rights for the best Canadian album of the past year.
Tune into the Polaris Music Prize live stream on Monday starting at 8 pm ET on MuchMusic.com to see performances from this year’s shortlist and find out who will win the 2012 Polaris Music Prize! Check out all the amazing short list albums right now by clicking here.Tweet