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:
Hozier – Almost (Sweet Music) (Rubyworks / Universal)
Dermot Kennedy – Outnumbered (Universal)
Lankum – Wild Rover (Rough Trade Records)
LYRA – Falling (Universal)
Mango X Mathman featuring Lisa Hannigan -Deep Blue (Weapon of Choice)
Roisin Murphy – Incapable (BMG)
Picture This – One Night (UMG Recordings)
Soulé feat. C Cane – Love Tonight (DFL)
Westlife – Hello My Love (Universal)
Wild Youth – Making me Dance (Imperfectly Perfect Records)
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.
The winning song and album will 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.