On Wednesday the 11th of January 2012, the official shortlist of nominees for the Choice Music Prize Award 2012 was revealed. Although there are no real surprises in there, the winning act will walk away a with the coveted prize as well as €10,000 on Thursday the 8th of March 2012, whereby the winner will be chosen at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre. 2011 saw none other than the mighty Two Door Cinema Club claiming the renowned prize at Dublin’s Vicar Street venue.
Celebrating, highlighting, showcasing & promoting the best of Irish music – The nominees for 2012 Choice Music Prize are as follows:
And So I Watch You From Afar – Gangs
Bell X1 – Bloodless Coup
Cashier No. 9 – To The Death of Fun
Lisa Hannigan – Passenger
Japanese Popstars – Controlling Your Allegiance
Jape – Ocean of Frequency
Patrick Kelleher and his Cold Dead Hands – Golden Syrup
Pugwash – The Olympus Sounds
Tieranniesaur – Tieranniesaur
We Cut Corners - Today I Realised I Could Go Home Backwards
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