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BBC Music Magazine Awards

The BBC Music Magazine Awards are an annual celebration of the very best of all the recordings reviewed by the magazine over the previous year. With three nominations to choose from in each of seven main categories, the winners are selected by a public vote. There are also a number of special jury awards each year.

You can view details of the most recent winners below, as well as browse through all the previous winners.

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2019: Winners

This year's BBC Music Magazine Awards winners were announced on 10th April 2019, with a potential long-list of over 200 five-star recordings from the past twelve months pared down to just 7 winning recordings, plus a number of special awards.

You can browse the winners below, or view the full shortlist here our article.

Recording of the Year (and Instrumental Award-Winner)

Víkingur Ólafsson (piano)

'I expected this to be good; but just how good it was was still a surprise…Ólafsson creates a ravishing musical sequence. Every track has its own allure, and many reflect a virtuosity which is never flaunted; he treats the preludes and fugues as though they had been conceived as tone-poems or études.'

Available Formats: CD, MP3, FLAC, Hi-Res FLAC

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2019: Winners

A Rose Magnificat
CD: ($14.00) $11.25
Download from $10.50
Handel: Acis and Galatea
2 SACDs: ($14.00) $12.00
Download from $21.00
1948 - Russian Works for Cello & Piano
CD: ($12.25) $10.25
Download from $10.50
Widmann: Viola Concerto
CD: ($14.00) $12.00
Download from $11.50
Britten: Billy Budd
Blu-ray: ($34.00) $26.00
Britten: Billy Budd
2 DVD Videos: ($28.25) $22.25

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