by / January 6th, 2016 /

Choice Prize shortlist announced

The ten albums in the running for this year’s Choice Music Prize, taking place at Vicar St on March 3rd, have been revealed. The event will be broadcast live on Today FM in a special four hour extended programme during the Paul McLoone show.

The 11th award (plus €10,000 prize money) will go to one of the following:

Girl Band – Holding Hands With Jamie
Ham SandwicH – Stories From The Surface
Gavin James – Bitter Pill
Jape – This Chemical Sea
Le Galaxie – Le Club
Colm Mac Con Iomaire – And Now The Weather
Roisin Murphy – Hairless Toys
Soak – Before We Forgot How To Dream
Villagers – Darling Arithmetic
Young Wonder (pictured) – Birth

The Shortlist for the Choice Music Prize – Irish Song of the Year 2015 will be announced on Wednesday January 27th.