ESCXTRA Awards – Ilse DeLange wins Best Album

Throughout December you have been voting in the second consecutive ESCXTRA Awards. Following the voting cut off late last month, we are pleased to bring you the results!

You voted Best Album of 2019 as….

Ilse DeLange – Gravel & Dust


With 27.63% of your votes, Ilse DeLange topped the poll with her autumn album release, Gravel & Dust. The ten-track compilation marks the tenth album release for Ilse, who represented the Netherlands as one half of The Common Linnets in 2014. DeLange was part of the Dutch delegation for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 as an artistic consultant and mentor to Dutch representative Duncan Laurence.

Gravel & Dust has received high praise from the public, with one reviewer on Amazon citing the release as ‘Pure music with a Heart and Soul’. They go on to class Ilse as a ‘dutch diamond’.

Breakdown of Results

ESCXTRA Awards – Full Winners List

Best Single of 2019
Best Album of 2019
Best Video of 2019
Best Vocal of Eurovision 2019
Best National Final Song of 2019
Best Internally Selected Song of 2019
Best Collaboration of 2019
Winner of the Decade
Runner-Up of the Decade
National Final of 2019
Super Trooper of 2019

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