The winners of the Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018 have been announced in a ceremony broadcast live on BBC Radio 2 and Radio Ulster, from Belfast’s Waterfront Hall.
The awards saw a host of musicians come together for an evening of recognition and show-stopping performances.
The ceremony was presented by Radio 2 Folk Show host Mark Radcliffe and singer Julie Fowlis
Prizes included Folk Singer of the Year, Best Duo, Best Album, Musician of the Year, and the Young Folk Award.
Scotland again performed very well. Folk Singer of the Year was awarded to Scottish singer-songwriter and musician, Karine Polwart, a talented artist who is also a theatre maker, storyteller, spoken-word performer and essayist.
Siobhan Miller won Best Traditional Track with Banks of Newfoundland.
Ímar won the Horizon Award.
Best duo was won by Chris Stout and Catriona McKay.
Mohsen Amini won Musician of the Year.
Also Belfast music legend Van Morrison presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to musician and producer Dónal Lunny for his contribution to folk music.
The Good Tradition Award went to the Armagh Pipers Club to recognise their contribution to the preservation, dissemination and progression of traditional music over more than 50 years.
Read the complete results http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-43641617