Downie, Woods make Po­laris long list

The London Free Press - - TODAY -

Sar­nia na­tive Dono­van Woods 5th al­bum Both Ways, ris­ing R& B singer Daniel Cae­sar’ s de­but, the lat­est ef­fort by Ar­cade Fire and a post­hu­mous work from Gord Downie are among the longlisted al­bums for the Po­laris Mu­sic Prize.

The ju­ried award for best Cana­dian al­bum of the year was nar­rowed to 40 con­tenders who could qual­ify for the short list to be re­vealed on July 17.

The Po­laris win­ner will be awarded $50,000 on Sept. 17 at a gala pre­sen­ta­tion held at Toronto’s Carlu, which CBC Mu­sic will we­b­cast.



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