Awards: 2010 Meteor Music Awards Nominees

The nominees for this year’s IMRO Meteor Music Awards have been announced. There’s the usual names and faces as well as the total lack of David Geraghty in the Best Irish Male category. Jack L? Seriously? Didn’t he only release a Best of this year, and hasn’t released a successful single in years. The Awards Show will be held at the RDS on Friday, February 19 2010, and will be presented by Amanda Byram. Westlife, Snow Patrol, the Script, Florence and the Machine, Paolo Nutini, The Coronas, and Pixie Lott are all set to play live on the night.

Anyhow, here’e the full list of nominees:

Best Radio DJ – National
Ian Dempsey – Today FM
Damien Farrelly – 2FM
Tony Fenton – Today FM
Ray Foley – Today FM
Larry Gogan – 2FM
Dan Hegarty – 2FM

Radio DJ – Regional
Leigh Doyle – BEAT
Jim & Niamh – FM 104
KC & Lenny – Red FM
Michelle McMahon – Spin SW
Jon Richards – Galway Bay FM
Shona Ryan – Spin 1038

Best Irish Band
Bell X1
The Coronas
Snow Patrol

Best Irish Male
Colin Devlin
Jerry Fish
Jack L
Christy Moore

Best Irish Female
Wallis Bird
Julie Feeney
Valerie Francis
Laura Izibor
Dolores O’ Riordan

Best Irish Pop Act
Laura Izibor
The Blizzards
The Script

Best Irish Pop Album
Blue Lights on the Runway – Bell X1
Tony was an Ex-Con – The Coronas
The Duckworth-Lewis Method – The Duckworth-Lewis Method
Up to Now – Snow Patrol
No Line On The Horizon – U2

Best Irish Live Performance
Bell X1
Christy Moore
The Script
Snow Patrol


Best Folk/Traditional
Kathleen Loughnane
Kila with Bruno Coulais
Christy Moore
Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh
Sharon Shannon

Best International Band
Black Eyed Peas
Florence & The Machine
Green Day

Best International Male
Michael Buble
Paolo Nutini
Bruce Springsteen

Best International Female
Lily Allen
Lady Ga Ga
Little Boots
Pixie Lotts
Taylor Swift

Best International Album
Lunatic Asylum – Kasabian
Lungs – Florence & The Machine
Sigh No More – Mumford & Sons
Sunny Side Up – Paolo Nutini
The Fame Monster – Lady Ga Ga

Best International Artist Live
Leonard Cohen
Florence & The Machine
Bruce Springsteen
Take That

Thanks to Darragh Doyle for the heads up.

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