• Arts Foundation Award 2011 for Folk Music
  • Mercury Music Prize 2012 nominee (for Sam Lee and Friends – A Ground Of Its Own)
  • fRoots Critics’ Poll 2012 – Album Of The Year (for Sam Lee and Friends – A Ground Of Its Own)
  • BBC Folk Awards 2013 – Best Album nominee (for Sam Lee and Friends – A Ground Of Its Own)
  • BBC Folk Awards 2013 – Best Original Track nominee (for Wild Wood Amber)
  • BBC Folk Awards 2013 – Folk Singer Of The Year nominee
  • BBC Folk Awards 2016 – Best Traditional Track (for Lovely Molly)
  • Songlines Music Award 2016 – Europe (for Sam Lee and Friends – The Fade In Time)