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BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Nominees 2019

Folk Singer of the Year

  • Gwilym Bowen Rhys
  • Lisa O'Neill
  • Olivia Chaney
  • Ríoghnach Connolly

Best Duo/Group

  • Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita
  • Stick in the Wheel
  • The Breath
  • The Rheingans Sisters

Horizon Award

  • Brìghde Chaimbeul
  • Kinnaris Quintet
  • Kitty Macfarlane
  • The Trials Of Cato

Best Traditional Track

  • Factory Girl by Lisa O'Neill ft. Radie Peat
  • Ffoles Llantrisant by VRï
  • The Foggy Dew by Ye Vagabonds
  • The Reedcutter's Daughter by Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith

Best Original Track

  • Blackbird by Lisa O'Neill
  • I Burn But I Am Not Consumed by Karine Polwart (written by Karine and Steven Polwart)
  • O-U-T Spells Out by Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening
  • Scapa Flow 1919 by Kris Drever

Best Album

  • Ancora by Flook
  • Heard a Long Gone Song by Lisa O’Neill
  • Hide and Hair by The Trials Of Cato
  • Soar by Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

Musician of the Year

  • Jenn Butterworth
  • Mohsen Amini
  • Sam Sweeney
  • Seckou Keita