Seven of the ten acts nominated for the 15th annual RTÉ Choice Music Prize have been confirmed to perform live at the awards ceremony in Vicar Street on Thursday 5th March.

Daithi, Fontaines D.C., Jafaris, Junior Brother, Maija Sofia, Mick Flannery and Sorcha Richardson have today been confirmed wityh no news as yet in regards to Girl Band, Soak and Lankum.

YOu can listen to all ten nominated albums below.


Mick Flannery

Fontaines D.C.

Girl Band


Junior Brother



Majia Sofia

Sorcha Richardson

The 15th 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 twelve Irish music media professionals and industry experts. The full list of judges is on the RTÉ Choice Music Prize

RAAP and Culture Ireland are also official project partners of the RTE Choice Music Prize.

Culture Ireland will fund the attendance of influential overseas music industry delegates to attend the RTE Choice Music Prize Live Event and RTÉ Choice Music Prize “Conversations”, which will take place during the day on the 5th.

Tickets for the Choice Music Prize live event are on sale now from all Ticketmaster outlets and from priced €28.00 including booking fee.