The annual Choice Music Prize live event has been announced, with performances from nominees highlighting an event going out live over 2fm and in a prime-time special the week after on RTE2.
Writes Liza Geddes:
The Irish Album of the Year 2016 shortlist can be listened to in full on the RTÉ Choice Music Prize website and on 2fm’s website. The winning album will be announced at the live event on Thursday 9th March. As part of the new partnership with RTÉ, the event will be broadcast live on RTÉ 2fm in a special four-hour extended programme from 7-11pm and on RTÉ2 as part of a special RTÉ Choice Music Prize TV programme, approximately one week later.
RAAP, Culture Ireland, The BAI & Golden Discs are also official project partners.
Culture Ireland will fund the attendance of influential overseas Industry executives to attend the Choice Music Prize Live Event, while Golden Discs will feature special stands showcasing the RTÉ Choice Music Prize nominees across their stores nationwide from next month.
Previously on Broadsheet: The Choice of Choice