Polaris Shortlist 2014: Arcade Fire, Mac DeMarco, Drake

The Polaris Music Prize is one of the only music awards that tends to get it right. The award is given out annually to what is deemed by a large voting pool to be the best Canadian album. We already posted the longlist which had a ton of good stuff, but now they’ve narrowed it down to the shortlist. Below you’ll find the nominees, one of which will be awarded the prize and $30,000 at a ceremony in Toronto on 9/22 .

Arcade Fire — Reflektor
Mac DeMarco — Salad Days
Basia Bulat — Tall Tall Shadow
Drake — Nothing Was The Same
Jessy Lanza — Pull My Hair Back
Owen Pallett — In Conflict
Tanya Tagaq — Animism
Shad — Flying Colours
Timber Timbre – Hot Dreams