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Canadian Folk Music Award Winners Announced


Here is the full list of 2021 CFMA recipients:


Children’s Album of the Year

Broccoli Farm by Claire Ness (YT)


Contemporary Album of the Year

Reliever by William Prince (MB)


Contemporary Singer of the Year

Coco Love Alcorn for Rebirth (ON)

English Songwriter(s) of the Year

William Prince for Reliever (MB)


Ensemble of the Year

Pharis & Jason Romero for Bet On Love (BC)


French Songwriter(s) of the Year

Marie-Ève Lapierre-Lemoyne for Onze (QC)


Indigenous Songwriter(s) of the Year

Leela Gilday for North Star Calling (NWT)


Instrumental Group of the Year

Beòlach for All Hands (NS)


Instrumental Solo artist of the Year

Marc Atkinson for Solo (BC)


New/Emerging Artist(s) of the Year

Noah Derksen pour America, Dreaming (MB)


Producer(s) of the Year

Chris McKhool & John 'Beetle' Bailey for Refuge (Sultans of String) (ON)


Pushing the Boundaries

Aerialists for Dear Sienna (ON)


Single of the Year

Some Kind of Hell by Burnstick (MB)


Solo Artist of the Year

Julian Taylor for The Ridge (ON)


Traditional Album of the Year

All Hands by Beòlach (NS)


Traditional Singer of the Year

Pharis Romero for Bet On Love (BC)


Vocal Group of the Year

Pharis & Jason Romero for Bet On Love (BC)


World Album of the Year

Kora flamenca by Zal Sissokho (QC)


Young Performer(s) of the Year

The Gilberts for The Gilberts: One (NS)



Website: folkawards.ca



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