27.03.2015 / Torfinnur Jákupsson
Image: Courtesy of Kringvarp Føroya
AVE one of the big winners of FMA
Earlier this month, the Faroese Music Awards 2015 were held for the second year running to enthusiastic praise. Here is a complete list of the winners.

One of the big winners of the Faroese Music Awards 2015 were AVE, taking home four of the awards for Artist as well as New Artist of the Year, Lyrics of the Year for Øskuhav, and with Benjamin grabbing a final Male Singer of the Year too.

 

AVE also performed a haunting rendition of Oyðin at the event with Benjamin on vocals and guitar and Jan Rúni Poulsen on drums, which you can see here:

 

 

Below is a list of all the winners. The various music awards were given in the groups of Open, Pop/Rock, Folk/Country/Blues, and Other.

 

Group: Open genre

Singer or Soloist of the Year:
Dávur Juul Magnussen

 

Group or Choir of the Year:

Yggdrasil

 

Release or Concert of the Year:

Høvdingar hittast by Gavin Bryars

 

Composition of the Year:

Nordisk messe by Sunnleif Rasmussen

 

Group: Pop/rock

Release of the Year:
Call for a Revolution by Hogni

 

Artist of the Year:

AVE

 

Song of the Year:
Myrkablátt by Gretu Svabo Bech

 

Female Singer of the Year:
Greta Svabo Bech

 

Male Singer of the Year:
Benjamin Petersen

 

Group: Folk, country & blues

Release of the Year:
Drekkivatn by Vágaverk

 

Artist of the Year:
Kristina Bærendsen

 

Song of the Year:
There is room at the table by Blátt Gras

 

Male or Female Singer of the Year:

Kristina Bærendsen

 

Group: Other 

Music Video of the Year:

Rain by Eivør (Dir.: Heiðrikur á Heygum)

 

Honorary Music Award of the Year:

Ólavur Hátún

 

Campaign of the Year:

Reinsaríið (Music venue)

 

Album Cover of the Year:
Time (Dánjal á Neystabø)

 

Music Producer of the Year:
Janus Rasmussen

 

New Artist of the Year:
AVE

 

Lyrics of the Year:

Øskuhav by Petur Pólsson

 

Live Artist of the Year:

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