Today the committee for the 2012 Polaris Prize, which celebrates the year's best album from a Canadian artist, announced the short list of nominees, including Drake’s Take Care and Grimes’ Visions. Japandroids and Cadence Weapon are also in the running; see the entire list here. The Weeknd's Echoes of Silence was included on this year's long list of Polaris nominees, but dropped from the short list. The prize, along with a $30,000 check, will be decided by a panel of Canadian journalists and broadcasters and awarded on September 24th. Below, watch Grimes talk with FADER TV and perform "Genesis" from Visions.
Drake, Grimes Nominated for Polaris Prize
July 17, 2012