And the winners of the BUSHELL AWARDS FOR ROCK, FILM & TELEVISION ACHIEVEMENTS are...
Garry Bushell The BARFTAs - The Best of 2020

TV show of the Year: The Mandalorian.
Commended: Cobra Kai, Tiger King, Des, The Undoing.



Book of the Year (Factual): One, Two, Three, Four – The Beatles In Time by Craig Brown.


(Fiction): Squeeze Me by Carl Hiaasen. Commended: Fifty Fifty by Steve Cavanagh.


(Autobiography): Apropos of Nothing by Woody Allen.

Film of the Year: Soul.



Album of the Year: Bruce Springsteen – Letter To You.



Best punk album: The Drowns – Under Tension.
Best rock: AC/DC – Power Up.
Best soul: Chloe x Halle – Ungodly Hour.



Pop song of the Year: Don’t Start Now by Dua Lipa.
Rock Song of the Year: Ghosts by Bruce Springsteen.
Punk Song of the Year (not including Federales by the Gonads): Take It On The Chin by Cock Sparrer.
Rap Song of the Year: WAP by Cardi B ftg Megan Thee Stallion.




The Best of the 2010s

TV: Game Of Thrones.



Film: They Shall Not Grow Old.



Book: I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes.



Album: Dreams From The Factory Floor by Louise Distras.



Stage: One Man, Two Guvnors.




2019



TV show of the Year: Chernobyl. Commended: Succession. Watchmen. Guilt. Giri/Haji.



Film of the Year: Dolemite Is My Name. Commended: The Irishman. Avengers: Endgame. Bait.



Book of the Year (Fiction): Twisted by Steve Cavanagh.



Autobiography: Me by Elton John.



Album of the Year: Feral Roots – The Rival Sons.



Pop song of the Year: Señorita – Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello. Commended: Gave You Everything – The Interrupters. Lo/Hi – The Black Keys. Memories – Maroon 5. Hold You Now – Vampire Weekend ft. Danielle Haim.




2018



Film of the Year (Documentary): They Shall Not Grow Old.



Film of the Year (Drama): Leave No Trace. Commended: Black Panther.



Book of the Year (Fiction): Once A Pilgrim by James Deegan. Commended: Kill ’Em All by John Niven; The Seven Deaths Of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton; London Rules by Mick Herron, Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh.



Book of the Year (Factual): The Spy & The Traitor by Ben Macintyre.



TV show of the Year: Informer. Commended: Killing Eve, Succession, Atlanta.



Album of the Year: The Good Fight by The Interrupters. Commended: Crashing Like Stars by Heavy Drapes; Prequelle by Ghost.



Pop song of the Year: Feel It Still - Portugal The Man.




2017



Film of the Year: Dunkirk. Commended: Wonder Woman, Guardians Of The Galaxy 2, Thor: Ragnarok.



Book of the Year: Red Famine – Stalin’s War On The Ukraine by Anne Applebaum. Commended: Ma’am Darling by Craig Brown.



TV show of the Year: Blue Planet II. Commended: Line Of Duty, Big Little Lies, American Gods, Get Shorty.



Album of the Year: Forever by Cock Sparrer. Commended: Trouble Maker by Rancid; Fail You Again by Can’t Swim



Pop song of the Year: Human – Rag ’n’ Bone Man




2016



Film of the Year: Captain America: Civil War. Commended: Deadpool; Hell Or High Water.



Book Of The Year: All Out War: The Full Story Of How Brexit Sank The Political Class by Tim Shipman.



Book Of The Year (Fiction): End Of Watch by Stephen King.



Biography of the Year: Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen.



TV Show of the Year: Stranger Things. Commended: The Night Of, The Night Manager, Planet Earth II, The Good Place.



Album of the Year: A Large Bash of Teenage Feelings by Beach Slang.



Rock Album of the Year: Hardwired To Self-Destruct by Metallica.



Song of the Year: What It Means by Drive-By Truckers. Commended: The Devil’s Bleeding Crown by Volbeat; Black Beatles by Rae Sremmurd f'ting Gucci Mane.




2015



Film of the Year: Amy. Commended: Kingsman: The Secret Service; Hard To Be A God.



Book of the Year (Factual): A Disgrace To The Profession compiled by Mark Steyn.



Book of the Year (Fiction): A Man With One Of Those Faces by Caimh McDonnell.



Biography of the Year: Reckless by Chrissie Hynde.



TV Show of the Year: Fargo. Commended: Catastrophe, Romanzo Criminale.



Album of the Year: Resolution by Penetration.



Rock Album of the Year: The Book Of Souls by Iron Maiden. Commended: Love Lies Dying by The Graveltones.



Pop song of the Year: Bills by Lunchmoney Lewis. Commended: He Is by Ghost.




2014



Film Of The Year: Guardians Of The Galaxy. Commended: John Wick.



Book of the Year: Ruling The Void, The Hollowing Of Western Democracy by Peter Mair.



Book of the Year (Fiction): Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King.



TV Show of the Year: Game Of Thrones. Commended: Fargo; Gomorrah, Homeland.



Album of the Year: Honor Is All We Know by Rancid. Commended: The Interrupters by The Interrupters, No Going Back by Stiff Little Fingers,



Pop Song Of The Year: Happy by Pharrell Williams.




2013



Film of the Year: The Wolf of Wall Street.



Book of the Year: I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes. Commended: Dead Lions by Mick Herron.



Book of the Year (Biography): Margaret Thatcher: Not For Turning by Charles Moore



TV show: House Of Cards. Commended: Peaky Blinders, Ray Donovan, Top Boy, Banshee.



Album of the Year: Dreams From The Factory Floor by Louis Distras. Commended: AM by the Arctic Monkeys



Pop Song of the Year: Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke.




2012



Film of the Year: Marvel’s The Avengers.



Documentary of the Year: East End Babylon.



Book of the Year (factual): Iron Curtain: The Crushing Of Eastern Europe 1944-56 by Anne Applebaum.



Book of the Year (fiction): A Foreign Country by Charles Cummings.



Autobiography of the Year: Going To Sea In A Sieve by Danny Baker.



TV Show of the Year: Game Of Thrones. Commended: Line Of Duty.



Album of the Year: Generation Silence by Missing Andy. Commended: Hopes Dreams Lies & Schemes by Argy-Bargy.




2011



Film of the Year: Limitless. Commended: Attack The Block.



Book of the Year: After America by Mark Steyn.



TV Show Of The Year: Game Of Thrones. Commended: Inside No 9, The Killing, Boardwalk Empire, Romanzo Criminale, Braquo.



Album Of The Year: Peace Love Faith Hope Respect Co-Exist by the Dub City Rockers.




2010



Film of the Year: True Grit.



Book of the Year: Slow Horses by Mick Herron.



Biography of the Year: Just Kids by Patti Smith.



TV Show of the Year: The Walking Dead.



Album of the Year: Bring The House Down by Deadline.




The BARFTAs: The Best of the Noughties



Film: Lord Of The Rings trilogy.



TV: Life On Mars.



Album: American Idiot by Green Day.



Book: Kill Your Friends by John Niven.



Stage: August: Osage County.




2009



Film of the Year: Watchmen.



Book of the Year: The Real Global Warming Disaster by Christopher Booker.



TV Show of the Year: True Blood. Commended: Sons of Anarchy, The Take.



Album of the Year: 21st Century Breakdown by Green Day.




2008



Film of the Year: The Dark Knight. Commended: Taken.



Book of the Year: Kill Your Friends by John Niven.



TV show of the Year: Mad Men. Commended: Breaking Bad. True Blood.



Album of the Year: Save the World, Get the Girl by The King Blues.




2007



Film of the Year: American Gangster.



Book of the Year: Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon.



TV show of the Year: Heroes. Commended: Gavin & Stacey; The Big Bang Theory.



Album of the Year: The Meanest of Times by the Dropkick Murphys.




2006



Film of the Year: The Departed.



Book of the Year: Nature Girl by Carl Hiaasen.



TV show of the Year: Life On Mars. Commended: Dexter; 30 Rock.



Album of the Year: Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I'm Not by The Arctic Monkeys. Commended: Back To Black by Amy Winehouse; The Gold Record by The Bouncing Souls.




2005



Film of the Year: Sin City



Book of the Year: The Right Madness by James Crumley.



TV show of the Year: Extras. Commended: My Name Is Earl. Prison Break.



Album of the Year: The Warrior Code by the Dropkick Murphys.




2004



Film of the Year: Hellboy



Book of the Year: How Mumbo-Jumbo Conquered The World by Francis Wheen.



TV show of the Year: Harry Hill’s TV Burp.



Commended: Curb Your Enthusiasm; Dexter; Shameless; Entourage; Early Doors; The Long Firm; Bodies; House.



Album of the Year: American Idiot by Green Day. Commended: Hot Fuss by the Killers.




2003



Film of the Year: LOTR: Return of The King.



Book of the Year: Truecrime by Jake Arnott



TV show of the Year: Spooks. Commended: Arrested Development. Carnivale.



Album of the Year: Indestructible by Rancid Commended: Permission To Land by The Darkness.




2002



Film of the Year: LOTR: The Two Towers



Book of the Year: Basket Case by Carl Hiaasen



TV show of the Year: The Shield. Commended: The Wire, 24, The League of Gentlemen.



Album of the Year: The Rising by Bruce Springsteen




2001

Film of the Year: Lord Of The Rings. Commended: Sexy Beast.



Book of the Year: Carter Beats The Devil by Glen David Gold. Commended: American Gods by Neil Gaiman.



TV show of the Year: The Office/Phoenix Nights.Commended: Band of Brothers.



Album of the Year: Sing Loud, Sing Proud by the Dropkick Murphys. Commended: This Is It by The Strokes.



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