Canada's prestigious Polaris Prize has narrowed down its list of nominees to ten very lucky finalists.
The prize spotlights the best album made by a Canadian artist, and this year's shortlist is typically diverse.
Among the highlights are Top 40 star Drake, Edmonton rapper Cadence Weapon, Toronto art-punks Fucked Up, experimental one-woman show Grimes and singer-songwriter Leslie Feist (also affiliated with the previously short-listed Broken Social Scene).
The winner will receive a $30,000 prize.
Previous winners include Arcade Fire, Final Fantasy, Patrick Watson, Caribou and Fucked Up (they're going for a record).
Here's the complete shortlist:
Cadence Weapon - "Hope in Dirt City"
Cold Specks - "I Predict a Graceful Expulsion"
Drake - "Take Care"
Kathleen Edwards - "Voyageur"
Feist - "Metals"
Fucked Up - "David Comes to Life"
Grimes - "Visions"
Handsome Furs - "Sound Kapital"
Japandroids - "Celebration Rock"
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan - "YT//ST"
The winner will be announced September 24.
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