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The Meteor Ireland Music AwardsRTÉ Two, Sunday 4th February, 9.00pm


Comedian Deirdre O'Kane will be joined by the hilarious duo Podge and Rodge to present the star-studded 7th Annual Meteor Ireland Music Awards from Dublin's Point Theatre. The awards will be held on Thursday 1st of February and broadcast exclusively on RTÉ Two the following Sunday, 4th February.

A myriad of Irish and International stars representing a cross section of music will perform at the awards including Kaiser Chiefs, Pussycat Dolls, a duet from Westlife and Ronan Keating, Amy Winehouse, Director, The Blizzards, The Feeling, and Lifetime Achievement Award recipients Clannad.

The show will also see legendary broadcaster Larry Gogan presented with the Industry Award and Paul Brady from the Belvedere Youth Club receive the Humanitarian Award together with a donation of ¤100,000.

The glittering music spectacular will see 17 Meteor Ireland Music Awards presented. Music fans can vote for their favourites in six key catagories including Best Irish Male Act, Best Irish Female Act, Best Irish Pop Act, Best Irish D.J., Best Irish Band and Best Live Performance.

The Hope for 2007 Award will be voted for by RTÉ 2FM listeners, while the remaining awards apart from the Most Downloaded Song will be decided by votes cast by representatives of the Irish music industry.

Podge and Rodge