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Kaytranada’s 99.9% Wins 2016 Polaris Music Prize

Kaytranada has won the 2016 Polaris Music Prize, which honors the year’s best album by a Canadian artist. (The honor comes with a $50,000 check.) 99.9% won over albums by Grimes, Carly Rae Jepsen, White Lung, and others. Find the full shortlist below. “Wow, this is amazing,” he said to start his acceptance speech. “Unbelievable moment right now.” Tonight’s gala featured performances from Carly Rae Jepsen, White Lung, Jessy Lanza, U.
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