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by World Music Network March 19, 2015


Söndörg? & Olcay Bayir Nominated For Songlines Music Awards 2015!

Songlines Music Awards 2015

We have wonderful news: Söndörg? and Olcay Bayir are nominated for the Songlines Music Awards 2015Söndörg? have been nominated in the Best Group category for their album ‘Tamburocket: Hungarian Fireworks’ and Olcay Bayir has been nominated in the Newcomer category for her album ‘Neva/Harmony' . Because of your votes, they are part of the top four artists in their categories that were eligable for nominations this years' awards. Their tracks will be part of the Songlines Music Awards 2015 Compilation album, available on Amazon. Over the coming months, the Songlines Awards Jury will select the winner from each category, with the results announced in the following issue, June, #108 - on sale May 1. The nominees are:

Best Artist
Tony Allen - Film of Life (Jazz Village)
Julie Fowlis - Gach Sgeul – Every Story (Machair Records)
Seth Lakeman - Word of Mouth (Cooking Vinyl)
Ricardo Ribeiro - Largo da Memória (Parlophone)
Best Group 
Söndörg? - Tamburocket (Riverboat Records/World Music Network)
Bellowhead - Revival (Island Records)
Show of Hands - Centenary: Words and Music of the Great War (Mighty Village)
Toumani & Sidiki Diabaté - Toumani & Sidiki (World Circuit)
Cross-Cultural Collaboration
Baka Beyond - After the Tempest (March Hare Music)
Kronos Quartet - A Thousand Thoughts (Nonesuch)
Robert Plant - Lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar (Nonesuch)
Salsa Celtica - The Tall Islands (Discos Leon)

Olcay Bayir - 'Neva/Harmony' (Riverboat Records/World Music Network)
The Gloaming - The Gloaming (Real World Records)
Ibibio Sound Machine - Ibibio Sound Machine (Soundway)
Neuza - Flor di Bila (Lusafrica)

Songlines Music Awards 2015The Awards Album

All sixteen nominees, including Söndörg? and Olcay Bayir, feature on the new 'Songlines Music Awards 2015' compilation album. Available on Amazon from 23 March onwards.


Thanks Everyone For voting!