Wed. Feb 8th, 2023

THE SHORTLIST for the RTÉ Alternative Music Prize Album of the 12 months 2022 has been revealed.

Ten albums had been introduced on RTÉ 2FM’s Tracy Clifford Present as being within the operating for album of the 12 months, in affiliation with IMRO & IRMA.

Three new classes for this 12 months have additionally been introduced, together with Irish Artist of the 12 months, Irish Breakthrough Artist and Traditional Irish Album.

Public voting for the Irish track of the 12 months will open on the finish of this week.

The ten albums within the operating for album of the 12 months are:

Anna Mieke – Theatre (Anna Mieke underneath license to Nettwerk Music Group)
Aoife Nessa Frances – Protector (Partisan Information)
CMAT – If My Spouse Knew I would Be Lifeless (CMATBABY)
Dermot Kennedy – Sonder (Island)
Fontaines D.C. – Skinty Fia (Partisan Information)
Simply Mustard – Coronary heart Beneath (Partisan Information)
Pillow Queens – Go away the Gentle On (Royal Mountain Information)
Socha Richardson – Smiling Like An Fool (Faction Information)
The Mary Wallopers – The Mary Wallopers (The Mary Wallopers)
Thumper – Delusions of Grandeur (Eva Magical Musical Sounds)

Commenting, Adam Fogarty, Head of Music, RTÉ 2FM, mentioned:

“It’s been one other 12 months of high quality music from Irish artists which we’re trying ahead to celebrating on 2FM. The brand new prizes, significantly Irish Artist of the 12 months and Irish Breakthrough Artist, together with Irish Tune of the 12 months will be certain that we get to place a good greater highlight on unbelievable Irish artists and recognise their achievements over the past twelve months.”

The Irish Album of the 12 months award is chosen from a shortlist of ten albums by a panel of 11 Irish music media professionals and business consultants. The listing of judges may be discovered right here.

The successful AOTY act will obtain €10,000, a prize fund which has been supplied by The Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) and The Irish Recorded Music Affiliation (IRMA). All shortlisted acts may even obtain a specifically commissioned award.

The winner shall be introduced reside from Vicar Road on 2FM in a particular present 7-11pm on Thursday 9 March.

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