Tanya Tagaq wins 2014 Polaris Music Prize

Murray Stassen

Inuk throat singer, Tanya Tagaq has won the 2014 Polaris Music Prize for best Canadian album.

A panel of 11 music journalists chose Tagaq’s album Animism from a shortlist of ten albums.

The annual prize is supposed to be awarded based solely on “artistic merit without regard to genre, sales history or label affiliation.” 

The awards ceremony took place at The Carlu hotel in Torronto on Tuesday, September 22. 

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