Here they are, the results of the 2019 Folking awards. Thanks to all our writers who submitted nominations and to everyone who participated – over 18,000 votes were cast. Every one of the nominees made an impression on our writers either on record or on stage during 2018 and they are all stars to us. Without further ado, here are the top choices with percentage of the votes cast.
Soloist of the year – Reg Meuross (39%)
Read Reg’s biography here.
Best Duo – Ninebarrow (36.9%)
Read Ninebarrow’s biography here.
Best Band – Merry Hell (27.5%)
You know all about them but you can read about Merry Hell here.
Best Live Act – The Men They Couldn’t Hang (38.7%)
Read a biography of The Men They Couldn’t Hang here
Best Album – Queer As Folk by Grace Petrie (32.3%)
Read Dai Jeffries’ review of Queer As Folk here.
Best Musician – Marina Osman (43.9%)
Read Marina’s biography here.
Rising Star Act – Vision Thing (32%)
Read Vision Thing’s bio here.
Best International Artiste – Larkin Poe (41.5%)
Read Larkin Poe’s bio here