The Categories Explained

  • Eligible in the Best Artist category are single artists who work with - or without - a band, and whose album received a Top of the World in Songlines during 2017 (issues #125-#134 inclusive). Artists must be living. Re-issued albums are not eligible, but ‘Best Of’ single artist compilations are.

  • Best Group could include any group who had a Top of the World album in Songlines in 2017, issues #125-134 inclusive. Note a duo counts as a Group eg Amadou & Mariam or Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman.

For the Songlines Music Awards terms and conditions and voting procedures, please click here.