Watch the Polaris Music Prize gala live here

Which band will walk away with the $30,000 best-album prize? What will co-hosts Kathleen Edwards & Shad banter about? What will Emily Haines be wearing? Will godspeed show up? All the answers are inside.

Canada’s nerdiest music prize hits Montreal

Ahead of today’s unveiling of the Polaris Music Prize long list at the PHI Centre, we chatted with the award’s founder, Steve Jordan, about staying stable in a constantly changing music biz, as well as Feist’s controversial win last year.