BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2013 nominees announced

Nov 29th, 2012

The nominees for the 2013 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards have now been annouced with the winners announced at the Folk Awards ceremony in Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall during Celtic Connections on Weds 30th January 2013.  The nominees are:

FOLK SINGER OF THE YEAR

  • Nic Jones
  • Sam Lee
  • Jim Moray
  • Karine Polwart

BEST DUO

  • Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts
  • Hannah James & Sam Sweeney
  • O’Hooley & Tidow
  • Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

BEST GROUP

  • Bellowhead
  • Lau
  • Treacherous Orchestra
  • The Unthanks

BEST ALBUM

  • Broadside – Bellowhead
  • Ground Of Its Own – Sam Lee
  • Race The Loser – Lau
  • Skulk – Jim Moray
  • Traces – Karine Polwart

HORIZON AWARD

  • Blair Dunlop
  • Luke Jackson
  • Maz O’Connor
  • Rura

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

  • Ross Ainslie
  • Duncan Chisholm
  • Sam Sweeney
  • Kathryn Tickell

BBC RADIO 2 YOUNG FOLK AWARD

  • Luke Jackson
  • Graham Mackenzie & Ciorstaidh Beaton
  • Thalla
  • Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar

BEST TRADITIONAL TRACK

  • Lord Douglas by Jim Moray
  • Tha Sneachd‘ air Druim Uachdair by Kathleen MacInnes
  • Unknown Air by Duncan Chisholm
  • Wild Wood Amber by Sam Lee

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

  • Hatchlings by Emily Portman
  • King of Birds by Karine Polwart
  • Tailor by Anaïs Mitchell
  • The Ballad of Andy Jacobs by Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

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