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Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift will compete for Video of the Year, with Swift's Bad Blood and Sheeran's Thinking Out Loud shortlisted

Tuesday 21 Jul 2015

MTV Video Music Awards - The Nominees

The nominees for the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards were announced on Tuesday July 21. Taylor Swift leads the shortlist with nine, while friend Ed Sheeran has six. Hozier's Take Me to Church has two nominations.

  • Riverdance 20 Years on the road this year

    Riverdance celebrates 20 years

    Riverdance are celebrating thier 20 year anniversary since the inception of the stage show. RTÉ's Aisling Brady caught up with some of the cast and the producer Moya Doherty.

  • Don't Mention the War: Ross Noble as Franz Liebkind

    A Noble Call

    Stand-up comedian Ross Noble is currently playing the role of Franz Liebkind in The Producers, the musical based on Mel Brooks classic film which can be seen at Bord Gáis energy Theatre from July 6 to 11. Paddy Kehoe met the ebullient entertainer.

  • Fiachra Garvey

    Piano Man

    66 young international pianists will compete in the Dublin International Piano Competition (May 15- 26) now ranked in the top 5 piano competitions in the world. 27-year old musician Fiachra Garvey was the top Irish performer in 2009. Paddy Kehoe reports.

  • Tony Rettman

    NYHC author Tony Rettman

    A must-read for music fans, Tony Rettman's just published NYHC tells the story of the hardcore scene in the city from 1980 to 1990. Harry Guerin found out more about the gold, grit and grime.

  • The original UK sleeve art for The Man Who Sold the World

    Music Feature: Woody's DIY

    John Byrne talks to former David Bowie and The Spiders from Mars' drummer Woody Woodmansey about his upcoming tour of Bowie's early masterpiece album, The Man Who Sold the World.

  • John Duignan and Conall Ó Breacháin of We Cut Corners

    We Cut Corners

    Twice-nominated Dublin duo We Cut Corners are among the acts playing the Choice Music Prize gig in Dublin's Mansion House tonight. Conall Ó Breacháin talks to Alan Corr about the Choice, work on the band's third album, and the "Hozier effect".

  • Lucky Peterson

    Blues Master Lucky Peterson talks to TEN

    Ahead of his debut appearance in Ireland - at The Sugar Club in Dublin on Thursday March 12th - blues master Lucky Peterson talks to RTÉ TEN.

  • Eddi Reader: "I was a welder's daughter and I wore my boover boots. I had my fist in the air before I even started."

    The Welder's Daughter

    Eddi Reader returns for her seventh annual Irish tour this week and she's released a new EP entitled Back The Dogs featuring her melodious takes on songs by Amy Winehouse and Super Furry Animals. Alan Corr meets the Scottish singer

  • The Australian Pink Floyd

    Echoes of Pink Floyd

    Paddy Kehoe spoke to the band's keyboards maestro, Jason Sawford about two decades of honouring heroes.