The 2022 Polaris Music Prize longlist was just announced, including albums by British Columbia artists Snotty Nose Rez Kids and Destroyer. The annual Prize for $50,000 goes to an artist that is awarded Canadian album of the year, decided by a jury comprised of nearly 200 music media professionals.

For this year’s awars, the jury reviewed 223 albums. A shortlist of 10 albums will be announced on Thursday, July 14, with the winning album revealed on Sep. 19 by CBC Music. This year’s B.C. nominees are:

 

Snotty Nose Rez Kids
Life After
Destroyer
LABYRINTHITIS