Polwart Lands Trio Of Folk Awards

British musician KARINE POLWART stole the show at last night's (14FEB05) BBC RADIO 2 FOLK AWARDS in London by scooping three gongs.

The Scottish singer-songwriter won Best Album for her debut offering FAULTLINES, Best Song and the Achievement In Music In 2004 award.

MARTIN CARTHY was named Folk Singer Of The Year as well as winning the Best Traditional Track award. Folk pioneers TOM PAXTON and RAMBLIN' JACK ELLIOT were both honoured with Lifetime Achievement awards at the ceremony held at the British capital's The Brewery.

The full list of winners is:

Folk Singer Of The Year - MARTIN CARTHY

Musician Of The Year - KATHRYN TICKELL

Best Original Song - KARINE POLWART

Best Duo - ALY BAIN AND PHIL CUNNINGHAM

Horizon Award - KARINE POLWART

Best Album - KARINE POLWART

Best Dance Act - WHAPWEASEL

Best Live Act - BELLOWHEAD

Best Group - OYSTERBAND BIG SESSION

Best Traditional Track - MARTIN CARTHY

Lifetime Achievement For Song Writing - TOM PAXTON

Folk Club Of The Year - HITCHIN FOLK CLUB

Good Tradition Award - STEELEYE SPAN

Lifetime Achievement Award - RAMBLIN' JACK ELLIOT.

15/02/2005 18:07

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