The short list for the 2014 Polaris Music Prize, Canada's annual award for a great album, has been announced. It includes Arcade Fire, Drake, Mac DeMarco, Chromeo, Owen Pallett, Tim Hecker, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, Timber Timbre, Tanya Tagaq, Shad, Jessy Lanza and Basia Bulat.

The winner will be announced at a gala on September 22. Who do you think it will be? Who should win? Last year it was Godspeed You! Black Emperor. Full list below...


2014 Polaris Music Prize Short List
Arcade Fire - Reflektor
Drake - Nothing Was the Same
Mac DeMarco - Salad Days
Chromeo - White Women
Owen Pallett - In Conflict
Tim Hecker - Virgins
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan - UZU
Timber Timbre - Hot Dreams
Tanya Tagaq - Animism
Shad - Flying Colours
Jessy Lanza - Pull My Hair Back
Basia Bulat - Tall Tall Shadow.

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