The 2017 Polaris Prize Winner

The Polaris Music Prize winner was awarded to Toronto’s very own, Lido Pimienta on September 18, 2017! This award honours Canadian talent chosen by a panel of music critics who judge and award the prize – not based on any specific genre or commercial popularity.

Lido Pimienta Wins With Album, La Papessa

Lido Pimienta - La Papessa Album Cover
Photo Courtesy of Bandcamp

Shortlist Nominations

A Tribe Called Red – We Are The Halluci Nation


Feist – Pleasure

Gord Downie – Secret Path

Leif Vollebekk – Twin Solitude

Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker

Lisa Leblanc – Why You Wanna Leave, Runaway Queen?

Tanya Tagaq – Retribution

Weaves – Weaves

Congratulations to the winner and all fellow nominees! It was an incredible show and we can’t wait for the next one.

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