Westlife have scooped the award for best Irish Pop Act at the Meteor Awards for the 10th year in a row.

The awards, being held at the RDS, will be broadcast on RTÉ on Sunday.

This evening Wallis Bird won best Irish female, while Lady Gaga won best International female.

The Script beat off U2 and Bell X1 to take the Best Live Performance prize.

Colin Farrell made a surprise appearance - he presented the award for the Best International Album which went to Paolo Nutini for Sunny Side Up.

The Coronas won Best Irish Album.

Snow Patrol are the Best Irish Band while Florence and the Machine won Best International Band

And Brian Kennedy has received this year's Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution to music.