BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

Der BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ist ein Musikpreis, der seit 2000 jährlich an Folkmusiker vergeben wird. Verliehen wird der Preis vom britischen Radiosender BBC Radio 2.

Die Preisträger werden von 120 Experten gewählt.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preisträger

2000

  • Folk Singer of the Year: Kate Rusby
  • Best Album: Sleepless by 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

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

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

2003

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

2004

  • Folk Singer of the Year: June Tabor
  • Best Duo: John Spiers and Jon Boden
  • Best Group: Danú
  • Best Album: Sweet England, Jim Moray
  • Best Original Song: Co. Down, Tommy Sands
  • Best Traditional Track: Hughie Graeme, June Tabor)
  • Horizon Award: Jim Moray
  • Musician of the Year: Martin Simpson
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Dave Swarbrick
  • Lifetime Achievement Award (Songwriting): Steve Earle
  • Best Live Act: Show of Hands
  • Good Tradition Award: Celtic Connections
  • Folk Club Award: Rockingham Arms, Wentworth

2005

2006

  • Folk Singer of the Year: John Tams
  • Best Duo: John Spiers and Jon Boden
  • Best Group: Flook
  • Best Album: The Reckoning, John Tams
  • Best Original Song: One In A Million, Chris Wood and Hugh Lupton
  • Best Traditional Track: Bitter Withy, John Tams)
  • Horizon Award: Julie Fowlis
  • Musician of the Year: Michael McGoldrick
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Paul Brady
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Richard Thompson
  • Best Live Act: Kate Rusby
  • Good Tradition Award: Ashley Hutchings
  • Folk Club Award: Red Lion, Birmingham
  • Most Influential Folk Album Of All Time: Liege and Lief, Fairport Convention (Publikumswahl)

2007

  • Folk Singer of the Year: Seth Lakeman
  • Best Duo: Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick
  • Best Group Bellowhead
  • Best Album: Freedom Fields, Seth Lakeman
  • Best Original Song: Daisy, Karine Polwart
  • Best Traditional Song: Barleycorn: Tim van Eyken
  • Musician of the Year: Chris Thile
  • Horizon Award: Kris Drever
  • Best Live Act: Bellowhead
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Pentangle
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Danny Thompson
  • Good Tradition Award: Nic Jones
  • Folk Club Award: The Ram, Claygate
  • Favourite Folk Track: Who Knows Where The Time Goes, Sandy Denny, Fairport Convention

2008

  • Folk Singer of the Year:Julie Fowlis
  • Best Duo: John Tams and Barry Coope
  • Best Group LAU
  • Best Album: Prodigal Son, Martin Simpson
  • Best Original Song: Never any good, Martin Simpson
  • Best Traditional Song: Cold Haily Rainy Night: The Imagined Village
  • Musician of the Year: Andy Cutting
  • Horizon Award: Rachel Unthank & The Winterset
  • Best Live Act: Bellowhead
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: John Martyn
  • Good Tradition Award: Shirley Collins
  • Folk Club Award: Dartford Folk Club

2009

  • Folk Singer of the Year:Julie Fowlis

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