BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards - The Winners

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards – The Winners

Congratulations to all of the winners at the 2019 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards which were announced last night at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. Among the winners were many Proper distributed acts including Brìghde Chaimbeul, Seckou Keita, Karine Polwart, Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita and Ye Vagabonds.

Performances included Edward II with Kitty Macfarlane, Kate Rusby, O’Hooley & Tidow, Whizz Jones, Thea Gilmore and Dervish who were accompanied by Kate Rusby and Damien O’Kane. You can listen to the full show on the BBC website here and find all of the winners below.

The Horizon Award

  • Brìghde Chaimbeul

Musician of the Year

  • Seckou Keita

Best Original Track

  • I Burn But I Am Not Consumed – Karine Polwart

Best Duo or Group

  • Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

Best Traditional Track

  • The Foggy Dew – Ye Vagabonds

Lifetime Achievement Awards

  • Whizz Jones
  • Dervish

Best Album

  • Hide and Hair – The Trials of Cato

Folk Singer of the Year

  • Ríoghnach Connolly

Radio 2 Folk Awards Hall Of Fame

  • Leonard Cohen

Radio 2 Young Folk Award

  • Maddie Morris

  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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