Posted: 08-Feb-2011 16:04
BEST TRADITIONAL TRACK
YOUNG FOLK AWARD
MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWAR
BEST LIVE ACT
GOOD TRADITION AWARD
FOLK SINGER OF THE YEAR
Get details of all this year's nominees
This year's event was co-hosted by weekly folk show presenter Mike Harding, alongside folk singer and West End star Barbara Dickson, from The Brewery in London.
Performing during the ceremony were Donovan, Fisherman's Friends, Levellers, Bellowhead, Kate Rusby, Chris Wood, plus co-host Barbara Dickson.
Guest presenters included actress Tamsin Greig (who is currently starring in the BBC Two comedy Episodes alongside Matt Le Blanc), conductor Charles Hazlewood and best-selling novelist Joanna Trollope, who included a reference to the Radio 2 Folk Awards in one of her most recent books.
The Radio 2 Folk Awards, now in their 12th year, have become a much anticipated annual event in the folk world with previous years featuring incredible performances by legendary folk artists including James Taylor, Nanci Griffith, Christy Moore, John Martyn, and Pentangle who reformed specially for the 2007 ceremony.
Posted: 08-Feb-2011 16:10
Are these not last year's winners?
It's certainly great to see so many new acts "breaking through" on the English folk scene.....
Nevertheless, congratulations to Ewan McLennan on his award and "adoption" into the family.
Posted: 11-Feb-2011 00:42
Yes, well done Ewan. And some of my other favourites, Bellowhead, and Andy Cutting, and Eliza and Norma (and best wishes to Norma for her continuing recovery).
A certain acceptance speech caused me to leave the room, though.
Had been listening on radio when I found it was "on the red button on any BBC channel on TV" so managed to watch most of it.
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