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Radio 2 Folk Awards
PREVIOUS WINNERS
2003

Folk Singer of the Year Eliza Carthy
Best Album Anglicana - Eliza Carthy
Best Original Song No Telling - Linda Thompson
Best Traditional Track Worcester City - Eliza Carthy
Best Group Altan
Best Duo Nancy Kerr and James Fagan
Horizon Award John Spiers and Jon Boden
Instrumentalist of the Year John McCusker
Lifetime Achievement Award Christy Moore
Lifetime Achievement Award (Songwriting) John Prine
Good Tradition Award Oysterband
Folk Club Award Edinburgh
Best Live Act Roy Bailey and Tony Benn

2002

Folk Singer of the Year Martin Carthy
Best Album The Bramble Briar - Martin Simpson
Best Original Song Lullabye - Kate Rusby
Best Traditional Track Black is the Colour - Cara Dillon
Best Group Cherish the Ladies
Horizon Award Cara Dillon
Instrumentalist of the Year Martin Simpson
Lifetime Achievement Award The Chieftains
Lifetime Achievement Award (Songwriting) Ralph McTell Lifetime Achievement Award Fairport Convention
Folk Club Award Nettlebed
Best Live Act Rory McLeod

2001

Folk Singer of the Year Norma Waterson
Best Album Unity - John Tams
Best Original Song Harry Stone (Hearts of Coal) - John Tams
Best Group Danú
Horizon Award Bill Jones
Instrumentalist of the Year Michael McGoldrick
Lifetime Achievement Award Bert Jansch
Radio 2 Special Roots Award Taj Mahal
Good Tradition Award Bob Copper
Folk Club Award The Davy Lamp
Best Live Act Vin Garbutt

2000

Folk Singer of the Year Kate Rusby
Best Album Sleepless - Kate Rusby
Best Original Song A Place Called England - Maggie Holland
Best Traditional Track Raggle Taggle Gypsy - Waterson:Carthy
Best Group Waterson:Carthy
Horizon Award Nancy Kerr and James Fagan
Instrumentalist of the Year Martin Hayes
Radio 2 Special Award Joan Baez
Radio 2 Special Roots Award Youssou N'Dour
Andy Kershaw Roots Award Joe Boyd and Lucy Duran
Good Tradition Award Topic Records
Folk Club Award Westhoughton
Best Live Act La Bottine Souriante

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