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