Nominees

Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017

FOLK SINGER OF THE YEAR

  • Daoiri Farrell
  • Jim Causley
  • Kris Drever
  • Shirley Collins

BEST DUO

  • Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker
  • Megson
  • O’Hooley & Tidow
  • Ross Ainslie & Ali Hutton

BEST GROUP

  • 9Bach
  • Breabach
  • The Furrow Collective
  • The Gloaming

BEST ALBUM

  • Jarlath Henderson – Hearts Broken, Heads Turned
  • Jim Moray – Upcetera
  • Martin Green – Flit
  • Shirley Collins – Lodestar
  • Songs of Separation – Songs of Separation

The public vote for Best Folk Album has now closed. The vote was open from 1900 8th February 2017- 2359 17th February 2017

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HORIZON AWARD

  • Daoiri Farrell
  • Fara
  • Ninebarrow
  • Talisk

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

  • John McCusker
  • John McSherry
  • Mohsen Amini
  • Rachel Newton

BEST ORIGINAL TRACK

  • Fragile Water by Nancy Kerr
  • If Wishes Were Horses by Kris Drever
  • Roll Away by Martin Green feat. Adam Holmes
  • Sounds of Earth by Jim Moray

BEST TRADITIONAL TRACK

  • Courting Is a Pleasure by Jarlath Henderson
  • Echo Mocks The Corncrake by Songs of Separation
  • Van Diemen’s Land by Daoiri Farrell
  • Willie Taylor by Julie Murphy

BBC RADIO 2 YOUNG FOLK AWARD

  • Amelia Coburn
  • Charlie Grey & Joseph Peach
  • Eryn Rae
  • Josie Duncan & Pablo Lafuente