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Radio 2 Folk Awards
NOMINATIONS FOR 2006
This year's voting panel has completed the first stage of the process and nominated four acts in each category for the 2006 awards. In round two, the panel will vote again to choose the winner for each category. The awards will be announced and presented at the prestigious BBC Folk Awards 2006 event held at The Brewery, London on Monday February 6th 2006.

This year we asked the public to vote on the Most Influential Folk Album Of All Time. Voting is now closed.

The nominations (listed alphabetically) are ...

FOLK SINGER OF THE YEAR
Seth Lakeman
Karine Polwart
John Tams
Chris Wood

BEST DUO
John Kirkpatrick & Chris Parkinson
John Spiers & Jon Boden
John Tams & Barry Coope
Chris While & Julie Matthews

BEST GROUP
Bellowhead
Flook
Michael McGoldrick Band
Swp

BEST ALBUM
At The Wood's Heart - June Tabor
The Girl Who Couldn't Fly - Kate Rusby
The Lark Descending - Chris Wood
The Reckoning - John Tams

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
A Man Of Constant Sorrow - John Tams
No Names - Kate Rusby
One In A Million - Chris Wood/Hugh Lupton (Performed by Chris Wood)
The Cloud Factory - Bill Caddick (Performed by June Tabor)

BEST TRADITIONAL TRACK
Bitter Withy - John Tams
Bold Sir Rylas - John Spiers & Jon Boden
Lord Bateman - Chris Wood
The Grand Conversation On Napoleon - Barry Dransfield

HORIZON AWARD
Jim Causley
Rosie Doonan & Ben Murray
Julie Fowlis
James Raynard

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
Johnny Dickinson
Michael McGoldrick
Martin Simpson
Chris Stout

BEST LIVE ACT
Bellowhead
Eliza Carthy & The Ratcatchers
Kate Rusby
Richard Thompson

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