The Cast of Cheers and Two Door Cinema Club have been shortlisted for the upcoming Meteor Choice Music Prize.
The two groups will battle it out with eight other competitors, including singer-songwriters and bands, to win the prize for the best album of 2012.
The winning act will receive €10,000, a prize fund which has been provided by the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) and the Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA).
The shortlist for the coveted prize was selected by a panel of 11 Irish music industry experts.
Past winners include Julie Feeney, The Divine Comedy and Jape.
The overall winning album of the year will be revealed live at an event in Vicar St in Dublin on March 7.