2016 Album Awards

FolkWords announces The Annual FolkWords Album Awards winners.

Thank you to all the artists that sent us their albums over the past year. Results are as follows: 

Best Album from a Female Artist: ‘Life In A Paper Boat’ - Kate Rusby 

Life-in-a-Paper-Boat-Cover

Runner Up: 'Bedlam' - Kelly Oliver  Highly Commended: 'No Petticoats Here' - Louise Jordan 

Best Album from a Male Artist: 'Somewhere Between’ - Steve Pledger 

Steve pledger Somewhere Between

Runner Up: 'Hello, Goodbye’  - John McCusker     Highly Commended: 'Tide, Timber and Grain' - Paul Handyside 

Best Album from a Duo: ‘Paper of Pins’ - Vicki Swann & Jonny Dyer 

Paper of Pins album cover

Runner Up: ‘Good Times Will Come Again'  - Megson  Highly Commended: 'The Silent Majority’ - Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar 

Best Album from a Band: Bloodlines  - Merry Hell

Blodlines Merry hell

Runner Up: 'Preternatural' - Moulettes   Highly Commended: Raising The Fires’ - Heg & the Wolf Chorus

FolkWords Album of the Year 2016: 'Life In A Paper Boat’ - Kate Rusby 

Life-in-a-Paper-Boat-Cover

Runner Up:Paper of Pins’ - Vicki Swann & Jonny Dyer 

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