The eighth annual Polaris Prize has revealed it's 2014 short list for the best Canadian album of the past year.
The 10 nominated artists range from international superstars like Drake and Arcade Fire to up-and-comers like Mac DeMarco and Jessy Lanza to previous winner Owen Pallett, previous short-lister Shad and breakout Inuit artist Tanya Tagaq.
This year's Polaris Prize gala, during which a panel of grand jurors will determine the winner, will be hosted by actor Jay Baruchel, most recently the star of "This Is The End."
2014 Polaris Music Prize Short List:
Arcade Fire – Reflektor
Basia Bulat – Tall Tall Shadow
Drake – Nothing Was The Same
Jessy Lanza – Pull My Hair Back
Mac DeMarco -- Salad Days
Owen Pallett – In Conflict
Shad – Flying Colours
Tanya Tagaq – Animism
Timber Timbre – Hot Dreams
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