Gavin James, Roisin Murphy, SOAK in running for Choice Music Prize Album of the Year
The shortlist for the Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year 2015 has been announced.
Among the nominees are Girl Band, Gavin James, Le Galaxie, Roisin Murphy and Villagers. Also in the running are Ham Sandwich, Jape, Colm Mac Con Iomaire, SOAK and Young Wonder.
The winner, selected by the judging panel of 12 Irish music media professionals and industry experts, will be announced at the Choice Music Prize Live Event at Vicar St, Dublin on Thursday March 3.
The event will be broadcast on Today FM i a special four hour extended Paul McLoone show.
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).
Tickets for the Choice Music Prize live event are on sale from Ticketmaster priced €25.50 including booking fee.
Here's the shortlist:
Holding Hands with Jamie
(Warner Music Ireland)
(Universal Music Ireland)
(Play It Again Sam)
Stories From The Surface
(Route 109A Records)
This Chemical Sea
Colm Mac Con Iomaire
And Now The Weather
Before We Forgot How To Dream
(Feel Good Lost)