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Drake, Grimes Nominated for Polaris Prize

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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 GrimesVisions. 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.

Posted: July 17, 2012
Drake, Grimes Nominated for Polaris Prize