Eleanor McEvoy, chair of IMRO, said revenues from music have ‘gone off a cliff’. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Covid-19 has led to a “really dire time” for those who work in the music industry with many wondering if and when they can get back to playing live ag(...)

Dua Lipa decided  to bring forward the release of her second album, Future Nostalgia, so her fans could ‘take a moment away from what’s going on outside’. Photograph: Dave Meehan for the Irish Times

Remember those halcyon times (about six weeks ago) when we were all looking forward to the new single by Cardi B and freshly minted albums by heavy hi(...)

Lankum’s Between The Earth & Sky is the Choice Music Award Album of the Year for 2019.

Dublin trad group Lankum have won Album of the Year at the RTÉ Choice Music Prize Awards with their record, The Livelong Day. Lankum were awarded a c(...)

A file image of DJ  Larry Gogan at the RTÉ studios. Photograph: Eric Luke Staff Photographer

President Michael D Higgins led tributes on Tuesday to RTÉ broadcaster Larry Gogan who died aged 85. Gogan worked in broadcasting for almost six deca(...)

Eir, which has almost 32 per cent of the market, said it was dealing with complaints from the music industry.

Large internet service providers are acting on complaints from music recording companies about copyright piracy, the Commercial Court has been told. (...)

Choice nominees Rusangano Family: could this be the year when they show the prize that hip hop is boss? Photograph: Eric Luke

The RTÉ Choice Music Prize has announced its shortlist for 2016. The prize picks the best Irish album of the previous calendar year. This year’s sh(...)

Soak has been announced as the winner of the Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year 2015. Photograph: Liza Geddes

Derry singer-songwriter Soak has been announced as the winner of the Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year for her album Before We Forgot How To (...)

The Gloaming (Iarla Ó Lionáird, Martin Hayes, Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh and Dennis Cahill) were last year’s winners of the Choice Music Prize

Girl Band, Villagers and Róisín Murphy are among the main contenders for this year’s Choice Music Prize, which has just announced its shortlist. Th(...)

Bookmaker Paddy Power placed My Bloody Valentine’s ‘MBV’, Villagers’ ‘Awayland’ and Bell X1’s (above) ‘Chop Chop’ as favourites.

A shortlist of ten Irish bands has been announced for next month’s prestigious Meteor Choice Music Prize for best Irish album of 2013, highlights of w(...)

Rudimental arriving for the MTV Europe Music Awards at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam earlier this month. The Irish subsidiaries of Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music will ask the High Court on Monday to order five of the largest broadband providers to block access to file-sharing website Kickass Torrents. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Three of the world’s leading music companies will next week step up efforts to block access from Ireland to illegal file-sharing websites.The Irish su(...)

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