Songlines magazine announces the nominees of the Songlines Music Awards 2015 and releases a compilation album on March 23, featuring all 16 nominated artists
With the Songlines Music Awards now in their seventh year, Songlines is delighted to announce the 2015 nominees. The awards, voted by Songlines readers and the general public, celebrate and acknowledge the myriad of musical talents across the world. All the nominated artists have had albums reviewed in Songlines during 2014 (from issues #98 to #105 inclusive). There are four categories: Best Artist, Best Group, Cross-Cultural Collaboration and Newcomer. The nominees are the top four in each category from the public vote, profiles of which will be published in the April/May issue of Songlines (#107), on sale from March 20. The winners of each category will be announced in the June issue (#108), on sale from May 1, 2015.
The nominees are:
Bellowhead (for Revival on Island)
Show of Hands (for Centenary Words & Music of The Great War on Mighty Village Records)
Toumani & Sidiki Diabaté (for Toumani & Sidiki on World Circuit)
Söndörg? (for Tamburocket: Hungarian Fireworks on Riverboat Records)
Thanks to all our fans and everybody who voted for us, the first time we’ve been nominated for these Awards.
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