It's an incredible time for Irish music, and the shortlist for this year's RTÉ Choice Music Prize showcases a diverse array of talent, both emerging and established, across the homegrown musical spectrum.
The ten albums on this year's Choice Music Prize shortlist are L.O.S.S. by Daithi, Mick Flannery by Mick Flannery, Dogrel by Fontaines D.C., The Talkies by Girl Band, Stride by Jafaris, Pull the Right Rope by Junior Brother, The Livelong Day by Lankum, Grim Town by Soak, Bath Time by Maija Sofia and First Prize Bravery by Sorcha Richardson.
Listen to the shortlisted albums in full below...
L.O.S.S. - DAITHÍ
MICK FLANNERY - MICK FLANNERY
DOGREL - FONTAINES D.C.
THE TALKIES - GIRL BAND
STRIDE - JAFARIS
PULL THE RIGHT ROPE - JUNIOR BROTHER
THE LIVELONG DAY - LANKUM
GRIM TOWN - SOAK
BATH TIME - MAIJA SOFIA
FIRST PRIZE BRAVERY - SORCHA RICHARDSON
Find out more via the RTÉ Choice Music Prize website - the overall winner will be announced at the Choice Music Prize live event, to be held in Vicar Street, Dublin on March 5th.