Karine Polwart, Folk Singer of the Year

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Scottish singer-songwriter Karine Polwart won one of the top prizes at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

Polwart was named Folk Singer of the Year at the ceremony in Belfast, which was presented by Radio 2 Folk Show host Mark Radcliffe and Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis.

Other winners included the Armagh Pipers Club, who were given The Good Tradition Award to recognise their contribution to the preservation, dissemination and progression of traditional music over more than 50 years and Lankum, who won best group.

 LISTEN TO THE AWARD SHOW

 

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-5579335/Karine-Polwart-winners-BBC-Radio-2-Folk-Awards.html#ixzz5BoELKd1m

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