The shortlist for this year’s Meteor Choice Music Prize, Irish Album Of The Year 2014, in association with IMRO & IRMA, will be announced on Wednesday, January 7th 2015.

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Prize, there will be a series of special events. The first of these will take place in November in Cork and Galway and will feature three Meteor Choice Music Prize winning acts sharing a stage for the first time. Each night will feature  Villagers and Jape plus a third Music Prize winner who shall be revealed soon.

Sunday 23rd November – Cyprus Avenue, Cork
Monday 24th November – Roisin Dubh, Galway

Tickets for these events will be free and will be available to Meteor customers via and also via competitions on and

The winning act will receive €10,000, a prize fund which has been provided by The Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) and The Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA). All of the shortlisted acts will receive a specially commissioned award.

The winning album will be announced at the Meteor Choice Music Prize live event, held in Vicar Street, Dublin on Thursday 5th March 2015.