2019 Folk Music Award Winners Announced

folk artists nominated 2019

J.S. Ondara – Photo: LTTL

International Folk Music Awards 2019

Nominees and Winners Announced

The winners are out for the 2019 Artist, Album, and Song of the Year, for this year’s International Folk Music Awards. 

2019 Artist of the Year Nominees

Che Apalache
J.S. Ondara
Lula Wiles
Rising Appalachia
The Small Glories WINNER

2019 Album of the Year Nominees

Even the Sparrow by Kelly Hunt
Soar by Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita
The Great Irish Songbook by Dervish
To Everyone In All The World: A Celebration of Peter Seeger by John McCutcheon
We Get By by Mavis Staples WINNER

2019 Song of the Year Nominees

“All Some Kind of Dream” by Josh Ritter
“All That’s yet to Come” by Dave Gunning
“Black Myself” by Amythyst Kiah (performed by Our Native Daughters) WINNER
“Put a Woman in Charge” by Keb’ Mo’ (performed by Keb’ Mo’ and Rosanne Cash)
“Where I Come From” by Patty Griffin

Eleanor Buckland, Lula Wiles

Finalists were compiled from over twenty year-end charts, publications, lists, and awards rosters in the US, UK, EU, Canada and Australia, including the North American College and Community Chart (NACC) Folk and Folk Alliance International (FAI) Folk Charts.

The winners will be presented at this year’s International Folk Music Awards on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at the Sheraton Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Awards form part of Folk Alliance 2020 which runs 22 to 26 January. OFFICIAL SITE

Best Of voting is open to FAI members from January 2, 2020 to January 9, 2020.

Read our story at Folk Alliance 2018.


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