RTÉ Choice Music Prize is back and continues to champion Irish music. Key dates for 2020’s event announced today live on 2FM’s Tracy Clifford Show by previous nominees, The Academic.
The RTÉ Choice Music Prize Live Event will take place on Thursday 5th March 2020 in Vicar Street, Dublin. Tickets go on sale this Friday 29th November at 9am from Ticketmaster outlets and https://www.ticketmaster.ie/venueartist/198259/1541435 priced €28.00 including booking fee.
Other key dates include:
Irish Album of the Year 2019 Shortlist Announcement – Wednesday 8th January 2020
Irish Song of the Year 2019 Shortlist Announcement – Wednesday 29th January 2020
The Irish Album of the Year 2019 will be announced at the Live Event and will be broadcast live on RTÉ 2FM in a special four hour extended programme from 7-11pm, with a special RTÉ Choice Music Prize highlights programme going out on RTÉ2 television the following week.
Adrian Lynch, Head of Audiences, Channels and Marketing, RTÉ, said, “Our channels are once again ready to play a central role in helping all this year’s nominees make a big impact and reach new audiences. From the strong engagement we get across our social channels to the positive reaction we receive to our broadcast of the awards event, we are looking forward to doing all we can to make 2019 another year to remember for all nominees.”
Dan Healy, Head of RTÉ 2FM, said, “The RTÉ Choice Music Prize continues to provide a wonderful opportunity, not just on 2FM, but right across RTÉ to shine a spotlight, like no one else, on the very best in Irish music- and what a year it has been. There are so many incredible Irish artists right now and we are more than happy to support them on 2FM. Our all-Irish music days, which we developed to support our RTÉ Choice Music Prize partnership, remain one of the most popular things we do on the station. So, here’s to another great year for Irish artists and for the RTÉ Choice Music Prize on 2FM.”
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