Boyzone and The Blizzards have been confirmed to perform at this year's Meteor Ireland Music Awards.

The two acts join accordion player Sharon Shannon on the bill for the night.

Boyzone are nominated in the Best Irish Pop Act category, while The Blizzards will contest the categories of Best Irish Band, Best Irish Pop Act and Best Irish Live Performance.

This year's Meteor Ireland Music Awards will take place on 17 March at the RDS.

Television star Amanda Bryram is due to host the ceremony.