Polaris

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...

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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.