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2019 Awards

winners nominees
International Jazz Act of the Year
Sponsored by Lateralize
Jaimie Branch
Makaya McCraven
Wayne Shorter
Soul Act of the Year
Sponsored by RCS
José James
Leon Bridges
Poppy Ajudha
Instrumentalist of the Year
Sponsored by Savile Row Gin
Camilla George
Jean Toussaint
Rob Luft
Blues Act of the Year
Sponsored by British Airways
Eric Bibb
Errol Linton
Roosevelt Collier
Breakthrough Act of the Year
Sponsored by GHS Global Hospitality
Cassie Kinoshi
Emma Jean-Thackray
Sarah Tandy
The Digital Award
Sponsored by Oanda
Blue Lab Beats
Louis Cole
Moses Boyd :
1Xtra Residency
The Innovation Award
Sponsored by Mishcon de Reya
Orphy Robinson :
Freedom Sessions at Vortex Jazz Club
Steam Down
Tomorrow’s Warriors
UK Jazz Act of the Year
Sponsored by Cambridge Audio
Jason Yarde
Joe Armon-Jones
Nubya Garcia
Vocalist of the Year
Sponsored by Denbies
Cherise Adams-Burnett
Ian Shaw
Judi Jackson
Live Experience of the Year
Sponsored by Yamaha
Jason Moran :
The Harlem Hellfighters Tour
Jazz Re:Fest 2018 :
Brighton Edition
Makaya McCraven and Nubya Garcia :
EFG London Jazz Festival
Orphy Robinson presents Astral Weeks :
Steam Down :
Featuring Kamasi Washington
The Cookers :
Church of Sound
Album of the Year
Sponsored by Arqiva
Charles Lloyd and The Marvels + Lucinda Williams :
Vanished Gardens
Jean Toussaint Allstar 6Tet :
Brother Raymond
John Coltrane :
Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album
Sons of Kemet :
Your Queen Is A Reptile
Various :
We Out Here
Wayne Shorter :
PRS for Music Gold Award
Sponsored by PRS for Music
Jacob Collier
PPL Lifetime Achievement Award
Sponsored by PPL
Don Was and Blue Note Records

2019 show highlights

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