Quebec artists shine on this year's Polaris Music Prize short list

The q This music panel takes a closer look at the 10 albums on this year's Polaris Music Prize short list.
Jessie Reyez, Shad and Marie Davidson are among the 10 Canadian acts shortlisted for the 2019 Polaris Music Prize. (Photos from Getty Images, Justin Broadbent, Etienne Saint Denis/graphic by CBC)

Every Friday, the q This panel looks at the biggest stories in music news. Today, guest host Rollie Pemberton is joined by CBC arts reporter Lisa Christiansen, and Florence K, host of the Francophone music show C'est formidable! on CBC Music. They take a closer look at the 10 albums on this year's Polaris Music Prize short list: Shad, PUP, Jessie Reyez, Haviah Mighty, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Elisapie, Marie Davidson, Les Louanges, FET.NAT and Dominique Fils-Aimé.

For more coverage of the Polaris Music Prize, go to cbcmusic.ca/polaris. CBC Music will live-stream the Polaris gala on Monday, Sept. 16, so make sure to tune in to find out who is crowned the winner. 

— Produced by ​Emma Godmere

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