The Polaris Prize 2011 Gala is being held tonight in Toronto. You can listen to the event live via MuchMusic starting at 8pm ET / 5pm PT.The winner will probably also be announced via the Polaris Prize Twitter.
The Polaris Prize shortlist was selected by 213 members of the Polaris Prize jury, which consists of music journalists, broadcasters and bloggers from across Canada.
The winner receives $30,000 (Cash-money!), judged solely on artistic merit, without regard to genre or record sales. Polaris Prize eligibility is determined by any full-length Canadian album released from June 1, 2010 to May 31, 2011. They raised the amount of the Polaris Prize this year from $20,000 to $30,000.
Who do you think will win?