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Wicklow’s Bobbi Arlo shortlisted for ‘Irish Song of the Year’


Bobbi Arlo. Photo: Twitter.

Bobbi Arlo. Photo: Twitter.

Bobbi Arlo. Photo: Twitter.


BLESSINGTON’S Bobbi Arlo has been shortlisted for the Irish song of the year award.

Bobbi’s song ‘Feel It’ is one of 10 tracks to be nominated for the prestigious national prize.

Dermot Kennedy, Soda Blonde and Jack O’Rourke are among the other artists shortlisted for the prize.

Following the announcement, Bobbi tweeted that she is “super shocked” to be nominated for the award.

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“I can’t believe it, I really can’t,” she added.

The RnB and pop singer- songwriter has performed shows at Grand Social in Dublin, the Kaleidoscope Festival’s ‘We are Family’ event in August 2021 and switched on Blessington’s Christmas lights in November.

Bobbi was among the artists named as a rising star in 2021 by 2FM.  Her other song releases include ‘Fever Thoughts’ and ‘Berries’.

The winner of the song of year is chosen by a public vote. Votes can be cast by visiting rte.ie/2fm. Voting closes at 12 a.m. on Sunday, February 27.

The 17th annual RTÉ Choice Music Prize in association with IMRO and IRMA celebrates the best in Irish recorded music. The winner of song of year will be announced by RTE 2FM presenter Tracy Clifford on a special show via RTÉ Player/2FM simulcast on Thursday, March 3.