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2013 Polaris Music Prize

The 2013 edition of the Canadian Polaris Music Prize was presented on September 23, 2013[1] at The Carlu event theatre in Toronto, Ontario.[2]

The award was won by [2] Despite their criticism the band accepted the award, but donated the prize money to a Quebec-based program of music education in prisons.[2]


  • Shortlist 1
  • Longlist 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


The prize's 10-album shortlist was announced on July 16.[4]


The prize's preliminary 40-album longlist was announced on June 13.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Polaris Music Prize Unveils 2013 Long List". Exclaim!, June 13, 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "Polaris winner critical of award gala in a 'time of austerity'". CBC News, September 23, 2013.
  3. ^ "Godspeed You! Black Emperor Win Polaris Music Prize". Pitchfork, September 23, 2013.
  4. ^ "Polaris Prize shortlists Tegan and Sara, A Tribe Called Red". CBC News, July 16, 2013.

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