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This is your chance to vote for the RTÉ Choice Music Prize, Irish Song of the Year 2019 at https://2fm.rte.ie/rte-choice-music/
The shortlist for this year’s RTÉ Choice Music Prize, Irish Song of the Year 2019, in association with IMRO & IRMA, was announced today on RTÉ 2FM’s Tracy Clifford. The shortlist is as follows:
Mango X Mathman featuring Lisa Hannigan -Deep Blue (Weapon of Choice)
Dermot Kennedy – Outnumbered (Universal)
Westlife – Hello My Love (Universal)
Lankum – Wild Rover (Rough Trade Records)
Wild Youth – Making me Dance (Imperfectly Perfect Records)
Hozier – Almost (Sweet Music) (Rubyworks / Universal)
LYRA – Falling (Universal)
Roisin Murphy – Incapable (BMG)
Soulé feat. C Cane – Love Tonight (Diffusion Lab)
Picture This – One Night (UMG Recordings)
To vote for the RTÉ Choice Music Prize, Irish Song of the Year 2019, visit https://2fm.rte.ie/rte-choice-music/. Votes are limited to one per person per day. Only votes cast in the Republic of Ireland will be counted. Voting closes at midnight on Sunday 1st March.
As part of our continued commitment to promoting Irish music, 2FM is celebrating the announcement of the shortlist across its schedule throughout the day with another All Irish Music All Day.
The winning song and albumwill be announced at the RTÉ Choice Music Prize live event, held in Vicar Street, Dublin on Thursday 5th March and broadcast live on RTÉ 2FM in a special four-hour extended show from 7-11pm. A special TV programme of the event highlights will be broadcast on Sunday 15th March on RTÉ2 at 11.15pm, presented by Eoghan McDermott and Bláthnaid Treacy.
The 10 shortlisted albums are:
Daithi – L.O.S.S. (Strange Brew)
Mick Flannery – Mick Flannery (Rosaleen Records)
Fontaines D.C. – Dogrel (Partisan Records)
Girl Band – The Talkies (Rough Trade Records)
Jafaris – Stride (DFL)
Junior Brother – Pull The Right Rope (Strange Brew)
Lankum – The Livelong Day (Rough Trade Records)
Soak – Grim Town (Rough Trade Records)
Maija Sofia – Bath Time (Trapped Animal Records)
Sorcha Richardson – First Prize Bravery (Faction Records)