The nominees for the 2013 Choice Music Prize have been announced.

And the nominees are:

Wallis Bird – Wallis Bird (Rubyworks)
The Cast of Cheers – Family (Schoolboy Error)
Adrian Crowley – I See Three Birds Flying (Chemikal Underground)
Delorentos – Little Sparks (Delo Records)
Damien Dempsey – Almighty Love (Sony)
Julie Feeney – Clocks (Mittens)
Heathers – Kingdom (Warner Music)
Mumblin Deaf Ro – Dictionary Crimes (Popical Island)
Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon (Kitsune)
Windings – I Am Not The Crow (Out On A Limb)

So plenty of what you might calll ehhh “thumped interest” there alright… but here we think the smart money will be on Delorentos. There’s a thread & poll on the forum for you to have your say.

Tickets for the award night event in Vicar Street on March 7th go on sale on Friday morning priced at €22.50, and the 4 hour show will be broadcast live on Paul McLoone’s show on Today FM.

http://www.choicemusicprize.com