The long list has been announced for this year’s Polaris Music Prize, and it features Dilly Dally (pictured), PUP and White Lung among the nominees.
The Canadian equivalent of the Mercury, the award will see one act walk away with $50,000 on 19th September. Last year’s winner was Buffy Sainte-Marie with ‘Power in the Blood’.
A further short list will be announced on 14th July. Find the full long list here.
Other acts up for the 2016 gong include Drake, Grimes, the Weeknd, Carly Rae Jepsen, Justin Bieber, Peaches and Destroyer.