Karen Bliss

Karen Bliss is the Canadian correspondent for Billboard. She has interviewed everyone from Eminem to Jimmy Page, Shania Twain to Eddie Vedder, and since starting her music journalism career in her teens has been published in Rolling Stone, Pollstar, MSN, Spinner, Time, NME, Melody Maker and more. She is also founder/editor-in-chief of music-heavy anti-tabloid www.samaritanmag.com about giving back.

Jessie Reyez

Polaris Prize 2019 Short List: Jessie Reyez, PUP, Shad & More Make the Cut

Shawn Mendes and Carly Rae Jepsen were among the 40 long-list contenders knocked out of the running for the 2019 Polaris Music Prize when the final votes were tallied for the short list. The 10 titles up for best Canadian album are Marie Davidson’s Working Class Woman; Elisapie’s The Ballad of the Runaway Girl; FET.NAT’s Le Mal; Dominique Fils-Aimé’s Stay Tuned!; Les Louanges’s La nuit est une panthère; Haviah Mighty’s 13th Floor; PUP’s Morbid Stuff; Jessie Reyez’ Being Human In Public; Shad’s A Short Story About A War; and Snotty Nose Rez Kids’ Trapline.
Jessie Reyez

Polaris Prize 2019 Short List: Jessie Reyez, PUP, Shad & More Make the Cut

Shawn Mendes and Carly Rae Jepsen were among the 40 long-list contenders knocked out of the running for the 2019 Polaris Music Prize when the final votes were tallied for the short list. The 10 titles up for best Canadian album are Marie Davidson’s Working Class Woman; Elisapie’s The Ballad of the Runaway Girl; FET.NAT’s Le Mal; Dominique Fils-Aimé’s Stay Tuned!; Les Louanges’s La nuit est une panthère; Haviah Mighty’s 13th Floor; PUP’s Morbid Stuff; Jessie Reyez’ Being Human In Public; Shad’s A Short Story About A War; and Snotty Nose Rez Kids’ Trapline.

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