BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018 – The Winners

The winners of the 2018 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, which celebrates the best of folk, acoustic and roots music, were announced last night in Belfast. Presented once again by Mark Radcliffe and Julie Fowlis, the awards show included performances from Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band, Cara Dillon, Lankum, Paul Brady, Olivia Chaney and Dónal Lunny & Zoë Conway.

Congratulations to all of this years winners which you can find below.

The Winners

Horizon Award Winner: Ímar
Best Traditional Track: Banks of Newfoundland – Siobhan Miller
Best Duo: Chris Stout and Catriona McKay
Musician Of The Year: Mohsen Amini
Best Original Track: The Granite Gaze – Lankum
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dónal Lunny
Best Group: Lankum – Between the Earth and Sky
Hall of Fame: Nick Drake
BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award: Mera Royle
Best Album: The Young’uns – Strangers
Good Tradition Award: Armagh Pipers Club
Folk Singer of the Year: Karine Polwart

  1. Palace of Memory Oysterband 0:30
  2. No Ordinary Girl Oysterband 0:30
  3. Call You Friend Oysterband 0:30

  1. Man, Friendship Kitty Macfarlane 0:30
  2. Starling Song Kitty Macfarlane 0:30
  3. Namer of Clouds Kitty Macfarlane 0:30

  1. Indigo Katherine Priddy 0:30
  2. Wolf Katherine Priddy 0:30
  3. Icarus Katherine Priddy 0:30

  1. I Want to Dance with Somebody (Bonus Track) Jon Boden 0:30
  2. Blue Dress Jon Boden 0:30
  3. Get a Little Something Jon Boden 0:30

  1. Angels Without Wings Heidi Talbot 0:30
  2. Dearest Johnny Heidi Talbot 0:30
  3. Wine & Roses Heidi Talbot 0:30

  1. Cloudbroke Georgia Ruth 0:30
  2. The Doldrums Georgia Ruth 0:30
  3. Supermoon Georgia Ruth 0:30

  1. Over the Fields (For John) Blue Rose Code 0:30
  2. Bluebell Blue Rose Code 0:30
  3. Ebb & Flow Blue Rose Code 0:30

  1. Byker Hill Bellowhead 0:30
  2. Roll The Woodpile Down Bellowhead 0:30
  3. 10,000 Miles Away Bellowhead 0:30

  1. Wrong Piano Cowboy Junkies 0:35
  2. Flirted With You All My Life Cowboy Junkies 0:35
  3. Cowboy Junkies Cowboy Junkies 0:35
  1. Wrong Piano Cowboy Junkies 0:35
  2. Flirted With You All My Life Cowboy Junkies 0:35
  3. Cowboy Junkies Cowboy Junkies 0:35
  1. Bones Of Gilead Richard Thompson 0:43

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  1. Chasing Shadows Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys 0:35

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  1. Fade & Fall (Love Not) Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band 0:30

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  1. Lost Show of Hands 0:51

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  1. Some Dreams Do Amy Speace 1:05

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  1. Kindness Ben Glover 1:00

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  1. Man, Friendship Kitty Macfarlane 0:37

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  1. Blues Run The Game Martin Simpson 0:30

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