SOCAN congratulates all of its members who’ve been short-listed for the 2018 Polaris Music Prize. All of the solo artists on the short list, announced July 17, 2018, are SOCAN members, and all of the listed bands include at least one singer-songwriter who’s a SOCAN member. Also, Partner’s “Play the Field” has already won the 2018 SOCAN Songwriting Prize.

The short list, by artist and album, is (in alphabetical order):

  • Alvvays – Antisocialites
  • Jean-Michel Blais – Dans ma main
  • Daniel Caesar – Freudian
  • Jeremy Dutcher – Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa
  • Pierre Kwenders – MAKANDA at the End of Space, the Beginning of Time
  • Hubert Lenoir – Darlène
  • Partner – In Search Of Lost Time
  • Snotty Nose Rez Kids – The Average Savage
  • U.S. Girls – In A Poem Unlimited
  • Weaves – Wide Open

For more information, visit the Polaris Music Prize website.