Home > News & Reviews > Welsh Music Prize

Cate Le Bon, Adwaith, HMS Morris Among Welsh Music Prize Nominees

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 Written by Helen Payne

Photo: Ivana Kličković

The nominees have been announced for the 2019 Welsh Music Prize.

The gong will be handed out at Cardiff’s Coal Exchange on November 27, with Cate Le Bon and Adwaith among the nominees. The former makes the list with her idiosyncratic take on new wave, jazz and contemporary pop, ‘Reward’, while the latter are in the running for their sharp and confident debut, ‘Melyn’

Also in it to win it are Accü and audiobooks, for 'Echo The Red' and ‘Now! (In A Minute)’ respectively, while nominations also go to Carwyn Ellis and Rio 18’s ‘Joia!’, Deyah’s ‘Lover Loner’, ‘You Say I’m Too Much I Say You’re Not Enough’ by Estrons, ‘Inspirational Talks’ by HMS Morris, ‘Gwn Glan Beibl Budur’ by Lleuwen, Lecus J Rowe’s ‘Touchy Love’, ‘Oesoedd’ by Mr, and VRi’s ‘Tŷ ein Tadau’.

Co-founder Huw Stephens commented:

“Every year I’m blown away by the music coming from Welsh artists and the popularity of music made in Wales is just growing and growing. I know it’s always such a difficult decision for our judges to decide. None the less, all of the artists have streams of creativity that will take them onward in today’s music world.”

Last year the prize went to Boy Azooga for their debut LP, ‘1, 2, Kung Fu’.





Let Us Know What You Think - Leave A Comment!




Related News

Boy Azooga Take Home Welsh Music Prize 2018 For '1, 2, Kung Fu!'
Thu 08 Nov 2018
Boy Azooga have won the Welsh Music Prize for their debut album, '1,2, Kung Fu!'.
Gwenno, Gruff Rhys, Manic Street Preachers Among Welsh Music Prize Nominees
Mon 15 Oct 2018
Photo: Jen Abell The nominees have been announced for the 2018 Welsh Music Prize.
The Gentle Good Wins Welsh Music Prize 2017 For 'Ruins/Adfeilion'
Fri 20 Oct 2017
The Gentle Good, aka Gareth Bonello, has won the Welsh Music Prize for 'Ruins/Adfeilion'.
Michael Ball And Alfie Boe Announce 2020 Back Together Arena Tour
Thu 10 Oct 2019
Michael Ball and Alfie Boe will tour the UK in 2020.
Kate Tempest Shares Video For People's Faces
Fri 11 Oct 2019
Kate Tempest has unveiled a video for her latest single.
Michael Ball And Alfie Boe Tickets For 2020 UK Arena Tour On Sale 9am Today
Fri 18 Oct 2019
Michael Ball and Alife Boe will tour the UK together in early 2020. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe tickets go on general sale at 9am today.
Record Store Day Organisers Reveal 2019 Black Friday Release List
Wed 09 Oct 2019
Record Store Day organisers have shared the list of releases for their Black Friday event, which this year falls on November 29.
Hot 8 Brass Band Confirm Spring UK And European Tour
Wed 16 Oct 2019
Hot 8 Brass Band will tour the UK and Ireland next spring.
 
< Prev   Next >