The 2016 Polaris Prize Short List Is Here

Grimes, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Jessy Lanza are all in the running for the $50,000 prize.

The 2016 Polaris Prize Short List Is Here Matt Cowan / Getty Images

The Polaris Prize, a $50,000 prize for the best Canadian album "without regard to musical genre or commercial popularity," shared the shortlist for their 2016 prize, narrowing down ten albums from their longlist, released in June. The winner will be announced on September 19.

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The 2016 Polaris Prize Short List

Black Mountain, IV
Basia Bulat, Good Advice
Carly Rae Jepsen, EMOTION
Grimes, Art Angels
Kaytranada, 99.9%
Jessy Lanza, Oh No
PUP, The Dream Is Over
Andy Shauf, The Party
U.S. Girls, Half Free
White Lung, Paradise

Read Grimes's FADER cover story, and our interviews with Kaytranada, PUP, and White Lung.

The 2016 Polaris Prize Short List Is Here