Shortlist Revealed For Polaris Prize 2014: Drake, Arcade Fire And More
Posted by Joseph Lee on 07.15.2014
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Billboard reports that the short list for the 2014 Polaris Prize has been released, which is awarded to the best Canadian album of the year. The finalists were announced at The Carlu's Round Room. The list was decided by a jury of over 200 journalists, broadcasters, bloggers and programmers. A grand jury of eleven members will decide the winner. The prize will be awarded on September 22. Godspeed You! Black Emperor won $30,000 last year for Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!. Previous winners include Feist, Fucked Up and Arcade Fire.
Here are the nominees:
Arcade Fire, "Reflektor"
Jessy Lanza, "Pulled My Hair Back"
Mac DeMarco, "Salad Days"
Drake, "Nothing Was the Same"
Shad, "Flying Colours"
Owen Pallett, "In Conflict"
Timber Timbre, "Hot Dreams"
Tanya Tagag, "Animism"
Basia Bulat, "Tall Tall Shadow"
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, "UZU"