Choice Music Prize 2010

The Choice Music Awards take place in Vicar Street tomorrow night. At around the 11 PM mark the winner will be announced from this bunch of 10 shortlisted albums:

Adebisi Shank
This is the Second Album of a band called Adebisi Shank
Richter Collective

Adebisi Shank - Genki Shank by mark_hamer


The Cast Of Cheers
Chariot
Self Released


The Cast of Cheers - Tigerfox by Richter Collective




Cathy Davey
The Nameless
Hammer Toe Records


Army Of Tears by schlafshane




Fight Like Apes
The Body of Christ & The Legs of Tina Turner
Model Citizen


Fight Like Apes - Hoo Ha Henry by The Clink





Halves
It Goes, It Goes (Forever & Ever)
Hate is The Enemy




Darling, You'll Meet Your Maker by halves




Imelda May
Mayhem
Universal



Imelda May - Mayhem by charmfactory



James Vincent McMorrow
Early in The Morning
Burning Rope


James Vincent McMorrow - We Don't Eat (live) @ The Button Factory by Piwik





O Emperor
Hither Thither
Universal



O Emperor - Po by DamianChennells





Two Door Cinema Club
Tourist History
Kitsune



02 Two Door Cinema Club - Acoustic at Channel 92.3 by channel923



Villagers
Becoming A Jackal
Domino



Villagers - I Saw The Dead by musicmule



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THE JUDGES

Aidan Cuffe
Goldenplec.com

Ray Darcy
Today FM

Michelle Doherty
Phantom 105.2

Dave Fanning
2fm

Shane Hegarty
Irish Times

Chris Jones
Alternative Ulster

Danny McElhinney
Irish Mail on Sunday

John Meagher
Irish Independent

Jenny Mulligan
Entertainment.ie

Celina Murphy
HotPress

Phil Udell
State.ie

Tony Clayton-Lea
Chairman of Judging Panel


It's hard to argue with a list like this. There's a very weak album here which I hope doesn't win. In terms of a deserved win the obvious choice is either Villagers or Cathy Davey. I'd love it if O Emperor got the nod. I hope James V McMorrow wins. Halves is another album I've enjoyed but I wouldn't hold out any hope for it. The Cast of Cheers and Adebisi Shank wont win and Two Door Cinema Club are almost too global. Imelda May has a good chance but I hope the judges don't settle on her for the win!

James Vincent McMorrow for the win! Fingers & toes crossed!
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