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Songs of Separation nominated for two Folk Awards

  • February 9, 2017

Songs of Separation

Congratulations to Songs of Separation, who it’s just been announced, have been nominated for two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Best Album and Best Traditional Track for Echo Mocks The Corncrake. In the best album category, they’re up againt Jarlath Henderson for Hearts Broken, Heads Turned, Jim Moray for Upcetera, Martin Green for Flit and Shirley Collins for Lodestar whilst the best tradional track category sees them facing off against Jarlath Henderson for Courting Is a Pleasure, Daoirí Farrell for Van Diemen’s Land and Julie Murphy for Willie Taylor.

Bellowhead added to the BBC Radio 2 Playlist

  • November 26, 2015

Pandemonium - The Essential BellowheadBellowhead’s New York Girls has just been added to the BBC Radio 2 Playlist, the song which is taken from Bellowhead’s recent best of album, Pandemonium: The Essential Bellowhead was originally featured on their 2010 album Hedonism.

Back in 2010, Jon Boden talked to the Guardian about the origins of the song, you can watch what he had to say below along with a live performance. Watch the official New York Girls video here.

Pandemonium – The Essential Bellowhead is out on the 16th October and available to pre-order from Propermusic, Amazon, iTunes.

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards – The Winners

  • February 21, 2014

A massive congratulations to all of the winners from Wednesday nights BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (see below for the full list), especially our very own Lisa Knapp who took home the award for Best Original Song for ‘Two Ravens’. The song is taken from Lisa’s latest album Hidden Seam which has been described as “A masterful creation” by the Observer in their 5 star review, the album is available now from Propermusic, and iTunes.


BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Nominations

  • November 21, 2013

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014
The nominations for the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards were announced last night and Navigator are proud that many of our artists past and present have been nominated. Lisa Knapp has received three nominations in total which include Folk Singer of the Year, Best Album and Best Original Song. Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker have received two nominations for Best Duo and the Horizon Award whilst Lucy Ward also receives a nomination in the Folk Singer of the Year category. Other notable inclusions are Bella Hardy for Folk Singer of the Year and Sam Sweeney (of Bellowhead) whose nominated for Musician of the Year. Next year will be the 15th anniversary of the event which will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday 19th February 2014, tickets are available now, with performers including Bellowhead, Clannad, Martin and Eliza Carthy, Suzanne Vega and Fisherman’s Friends confirmed to appear.

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2013 – The Winners

  • January 31, 2013

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2013 - WinnersNavigator Records are delighted that both Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman and Bellowhead won awards at last nights BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards which took place in Glasgow. Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman won Best Duo while Bellowhead won the award for Best Album which was voted for by the public. A massive congratulations to all of the winners and nominees.