News | Och that’s nice! Glasgow hosts R2 Folk Awards

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Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman won Best Duo

Lots of FFS’s favourites were honoured in Radio Two’s annual Folk Awards in Glasgow last night.

Among the winners were Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman who won Best Duo, Lau were named best group and Roy Harper was given a lifetime achievement award.

You can watch the ceremony, which was hosted by Mark Radcliffle and Julie Fowlis, on iPlayer until 6th February.

The Radio 2 Folk Award 2013 winners were:

FOLK SINGER OF THE YEAR: Nic Jones

BEST DUO: Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

BEST GROUP: Lau

HORIZON AWARD: Blair Dunlop

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR: Kathryn Tickell

BEST ORIGINAL SONG: Hatchlings – Emily Portman

BEST TRADITIONAL TRACK: Lord Douglas – Jim Moray

BEST ALBUM: Broadside – Bellowhead

BBC RADIO 2 YOUNG FOLK AWARD: Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Aly Bain

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Roy Harper

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR CONTRIBUTION TO SONGWRITING: Dougie MacLean

ROOTS AWARD: Billy Bragg

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