Songlines Music Awards 2019
Now in their 11th year, the Songlines Music Awards recognise the wealth of musical talent across the world that has been featured in Songlines magazine. The public vote for this year’s Best Artist and Best Group categories is now closed.
The nominees, with the four nominees in each of the five geographical categories (Africa & Middle East; Americas; Europe; Asia & Pacific and Fusion) will be announced on April 5 and published in the May 2019 issue of Songlines. The five geographical category winners will be crowned on May 10 in the June 2019 issue (#148) with the Best Artist, Best Group, Newcomer & World Pioneer winners announced at this year’s Songlines Music Awards ceremony in October.
Watch our highlights video below from last year’s inaugural Songlines Music Awards ceremony, hosted by Cerys Matthews and featuring performances by Vieux Farka Touré, Mokoomba, Black String, Warsaw Village Band, Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino and Maya Youssef.
The 2019 Awards album
Featuring 20 tracks from all nominees in the five geographical categories, the Songlines Music Awards 2019 compilation album will be released on April 5. The Songlines Music Awards 2018 album is available from Amazon www.amazon.co.uk