Polaris

Polaris
Chosen by a pool of more than 170 Canadian music critics, radio hosts, bloggers and other participants, the Polaris Music Prize awards $20,000 for the best album released between June 1, 2006 and May 31, 2007. The winner will be announced on September 24, but in the meantime click on the sidebars to the right to revisit the ten albums short-listed for this year’s award, and read about the impact that a nomination for last year's inaugural prize had on nominees like Broken Social Scene, Cadence Weapon and winner Final Fantasy.