Songlines Music Awards 2022 | Songlines

The Winners

We’re delighted to announce the winners of the 2022 Songlines Music Awards.

For 14 years the awards have shone a spotlight on the excellent artists who have been featured in the magazine. Here, we reveal the winners of the Best Artist and Best Group categories as well as the five geographical awards – Africa & Middle East, Americas, Europe, Asia & Pacific and Fusion. The Newcomer and World Pioneer award recipients will be announced later this year.

Click on the artist names below for profiles, album reviews and videos.

padding-right:Songlines Music Awards 2022: The Playlist

The Songlines Music Awards 2022 playlist featuring tracks from all the nominees is now available to listen to on Apple MusicDeezerQobuz & Spotify


Best Artist

Best Group

Africa & Middle East

Kasai Allstars

Black Ants Always Fly Together, One Bangle Makes No Sound on Crammed Discs 


Asia & Pacific


Spell Songs

Spell Songs II: Let the Light In on Quercus Records/Thirty Tigers 


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