RTÉ Choice Music Prize
In association with IMRO and IRMA
Live Event Line-up Announcement
Vicar Street, Dublin – Thursday 7th March 7.30pm
Limited Tickets on Sale Now
The line-up for this year’s RTÉ Choice Music Prize live event, in association with IMRO & IRMA, has just been announced by Tracy Clifford on RTÉ 2FM.
Seven of the ten nominated acts have confirmed to perform at the event in Vicar St in March.
- John Francis Flynn
- Rachael Lavelle
- The Murder Capital
- Soda Blonde
- Ezra Williams
(Due to touring commitments, The Scratch are unable to perform on the night. Further info regarding the live event to follow in the coming weeks).
The winning album will be announced at the RTÉ Choice Music Prize live event in Vicar Street, Dublin on Thursday 7th March and broadcast live on RTÉ 2FM in a special four-hour extended show with Beta Da Silva from 7-11pm. A special TV show will be broadcast on Thursday 14th March at 22.30 on RTÉ2.
The Classic Irish Album will be announced live on the Will Leahy Show on RTÉ Gold on Thursday 22nd February, followed by a full play of the album, with additional mentions across the day on RTÉ 2FM and a Classic Irish Album feature on Dan Hegarty’s show. The prize will be presented along with the remaining prizes at the live event in Vicar Street.
The Irish Song of the Year 2023 will be announced by Tracy Clifford on the day of the live event, Tracy will also host the event that night. The winners of the Irish Album of the Year, Irish Artist of the Year and Irish Breakthrough Artist of the Year will all be announced at the live event from Vicar St and on RTÉ 2FM.
RTÉ Choice Music Prize Conversations will take place on Thursday 7th March at BIMM, Francis St, Dublin. With four topical music industry discussion panels taking place between 12.00-16.30, Conversations brings together artists and music industry professionals to discuss and explore some of the key issues affecting both performers and the wider industry at the present time.
The 19th annual RTÉ Choice Music Prize will once again celebrate the best in Irish recorded music. The Prize has become one of the music-industry highlights of the year since its inception in 2005. The Irish Album of the Year award is chosen from a shortlist of ten albums by a panel of eleven Irish music media professionals and industry experts. The list of judges is available via http://www.choicemusicprize.ie
The winning Album of the Year 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). All shortlisted acts will receive a specially commissioned award.
RAAP, Culture Ireland, First Music Contact, Minding Creative Minds and Cultural & Creative Industries Skillnet are also official project partners of the RTÉ Choice Music Prize.
Through its funding of the Music From Ireland programme, Culture Ireland’s support of the RTÉ Choice Music Prize will be directed towards shortlisted artists, as well as assisting the RTÉ Choice Music Prize “Conversations”.