BBC RADIO 2 FOLK SINGER OF THE YEAR : KARINE POLWART

We are very happy to announce that Karine was named BBC Radio 2 FOLK SINGER OF THE YEAR 2018 at the Folk Awards in Belfast. 

The Folk Awards will be broadcast on Sunday 8 April on BBC Four at 9pm.

 

The full list of winners: 

HORIZON AWARD presented by Jamie Lawson 
Ímar 

BEST TRADITIONAL TRACK presented by Val McDermid 
Banks of Newfoundland by Siobhan Miller 

BEST DUO presented by Rab Noakes 
Chris Stout & Catriona McKay 

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR presented by Leo Green 
Mohsen Amini 

BEST ORIGINAL TRACK presented by Ralph McTell 
The Granite Gaze by Lankum 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD presented by Van Morrison 
Dónal Lunny 

BEST GROUP presented by Finbar Furey 
Lankum 

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE 
Nick Drake 

YOUNG FOLK AWARD presented by Lynette Fay of BBC Radio Ulster 
Mera Royle 

BEST ALBUM 
Strangers by The Young’uns 

GOOD TRADITION AWARD presented by Tommy Sands 
Armagh Pipers Club 

FOLK SINGER OF THE YEAR presented by Karan Casey 
Karine Polwart

 

 

 

 

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