BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2012

Posted on February 8th, 2012 in News, Recent posts by .

Congratulations to the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2012 winners!

The winners were announced during a ceremony that took place at the Lowry Theatre in Salford earlier this evening with a star-studded night and performances by The Dubliners, Christy Moore, Don McLean and Seth Lakeman.

And this year’s winners are…

FOLK SINGER OF THE YEAR
June Tabor

BEST DUO
Tim Edey & Brendan Power

BEST GROUP
June Tabor & Oysterband

BEST ALBUM
Ragged Kingdom – June Tabor & Oysterband

BEST ORIGINAL SONG (Joint Winners)
The Herring Girl – Bella Hardy
The Reckoning – Steve Tilston

BEST TRADITIONAL TRACK
Bonny Bunch of Roses – June Tabor & Oysterband

HORIZON AWARD
Lucy Ward

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
Tim Edey

BEST LIVE ACT
The Home Service

BBC RADIO 2 YOUNG FOLK AWARD
Ioscaid

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The Dubliners

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Don McLean

GOOD TRADITION AWARD
Ian Campbell

GOOD TRADITION AWARD
Bill Leader

ROOTS AWARD
Malcolm Taylor

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