The shortlist for this year's RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year 2022, in association with IMRO & IRMA, was announced today on RTÉ 2FM's Tracy Clifford Show - listen to the shortlist below.

As part of RTÉ's continued commitment to promoting Irish music, 2FM again celebrates the announcement of the Choice shortlist across its schedule today (Monday 9th January) with All Irish All Day from 6am to Midnight.

The Tracy Clifford Show will broadcast a week of Choice Music Prize announcements and activities, including the Irish Song of the Year nominees, as well as revealing three new prizes: Irish Artist of the Year, Irish Breakthrough Artist and Classic Irish Album.

Listen to all the albums on this year's Choice Music Prize shortlist, via Spotify.

Anna Mieke - Theatre

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Aoife Nessa Frances - Protector

CMAT - If My Wife New I'd Be Dead

Dermot Kennedy - Sonder

Fontaines D.C. - Skinty Fia

Just Mustard - Heart Under

Pillow Queens - Leave the Light On

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Sorcha Richardson - Smiling Like An Idiot

The Mary Wallopers - The Mary Wallopers

Thumper - Delusions of Grandeur

The winner of Irish Album of the Year 2022 will be announced live from Vicar St on RTÉ 2FM in a special Choice Music Prize show on Thursday 9th March. The show will feature live performances from some of the shortlisted acts, with tickets on sale now - find out more here.