Congratulations to Martin Simpson and Eliza Carthy who have both won awards at The Folking Awards 2020, Martin Simpson was voted Best Musician and Eliza Carthy Soloist of the Year. All of the winners across the eight categories were voted for by the public with over 22500 votes cast in total.

The Folking Awards takes place each year across eight categories with the nominees selected by the dedicated team of writers at, you can find all of this years winners here.

You can find out more about Martin Simpson’s latest release, Rooted, here and find out more about Eliza Carthy’s latest release on Topic, Restitute, here.