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'I Feel a Little Weird About It': What 2014's Polaris Prize Short-Listers Think About the Voting Process

Billboard told each artist about Polaris’ grand jury duty -- then asked: How does it make you feel knowing that, behind closed doors, while the gala is happening, that the members of the Grand Jury have all studied and picked apart your album, with one person there as your champion, with everyone debating its merits, and if it should, or shouldn’t, win?
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Which Music Streaming Service Is the Biggest Worldwide?

Streaming services are proliferating at an alarming rate, as the industry has come to recognize that access -- storing no files locally, but having millions available -- will overtake ownership as the way that most fans will listen to and interact with their favorite music.