BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2013 Winners

Proper Music Distribution are delighted to represent 8 of the 10 winners at this years BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

The awards ceremony took place on Wednesday the 30th January during Celtic Connectons in Scotland’s Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and was presented by Mark Radcliff and Julie Fowlis. You’ll find all of the winners and nominations in each category listed below.


FOLK SINGER OF THE YEAR

Nic Jones
Sam Lee
Jim Moray
Karine Polwart

BEST DUO

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

BEST GROUP

Lau
Bellowhead
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

Kathryn Tickell
Ross Ainslie
Duncan Chisholm
Sam Sweeney

BBC RADIO 2 YOUNG FOLK AWARD

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

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