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(...)

Hozier performs on ABC’s Good Morning America recently: musicians following in the Wicklowman’s footsteps face an environment where record sales are falling dramatically. Photograph: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

The Irish music industry is said to be worth over €470 million annually to the economy. It supports around 11,500 jobs across the island, both directl(...)

HJ Lim: gives the impression that, musically speaking, punctuation and cadence are of little concern to her

Korean pianist HJ Lim created quite a stir three years ago. She arrived on the recording scene in spectacular style in her mid-20s. EMI Classics to(...)

Hozier, whose Take Me to Church was the most played song last year in Ireland. A new report reveal the Irish music sector contributes ove €470m to the local economy

The Irish music industry contributes over €470 million to the economy and supports more than 9,000 direct jobs, according to a new report.The study, w(...)

Radio Nova: outstanding music royalties now stood at €46,877.82, court told.

Radio Nova has been billed for almost €47,000 for alleged non-payment of music royalties, the Circuit Civil Court was told yesterday.The radio station(...)

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(...)

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