NOMINATIONS FOR 2007

  • The awards were announced and presented at the glittering BBC Folk Awards 2007 event held at The Brewery, London on Monday February 5th 2007. For a list of the winners visit the winners page.

    The nominations for the Folk Awards (listed alphabetically) were...

    Folk Singer of the Year

    Tim van Eyken  
    Julie Fowlis 
    Seth Lakeman
    Karine Polwart  

    Best Duo

    Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick
    Nancy Kerr & James Fagan
    Show of Hands
    Spiers & Boden

    Best Group

    Bellowhead
    Salsa Celtica
    Van Eyken
    Waterson:Carthy

    Best Album

    Burlesque - Bellowhead
    Freedom Fields - Seth Lakeman
    Game Set Match - Nic Jones
    Stiffs Lovers Holymen Thieves - Tim van Eyken

    Best Original Song

    Daisy - Karine Polwart
    Jack Frost - Mike Waterson (Performed by Waterson:Carthy)
    Roots - Steve Knightley (Performed by Show of Hands)
    Steelos - John Tams (Performed by John Tams & Barry Coope)

    Best Traditional Track

    Green Grows the Laurel - Kris Drever
    Grey Gallito - Salsa Celtica
    Barleycorn - Tim van Eyken
    The White Hare - Seth Lakeman

    Horizon Award

    The Devil’s Interval
    Kris Drever
    Shona Kipling & Damien O’Kane
    Martha Tilston

    Musician of the Year

    John McCusker
    Martin Simpson
    Dave Swarbrick
    Chris Thile

    Best Live Act

    Bellowhead
    Vin Garbutt
    Seth Lakeman
    Salsa Celtica

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