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14-01-2004, 18:22   #1
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Nominations Announced for 2004 Meteor Ireland Music Awards

Nominations Announced for 2004 Meteor Ireland Music Awards

The Corrs Are Confirmed To Appear (groan!)

Meteor Mobile Communications and MCD are delighted to announce that the 2004 Meteor Ireland Music Awards, Ireland’s most exciting music event of the year, will take place at The Point Theatre on Monday, 1st March 2004. The star studded event, which is now in its fourth year, will be hosted by comedian Dara O’Briain and televised by RTE.

International superstars The Corrs have confirmed that they will perform at this year’s Meteor Music Awards.

There will be eighteen Meteor Ireland Music Awards presented this year. Meteor has introduced a voting system making it easier than ever for fans to place their votes for their favourite radio DJs, artists and bands. The public will be invited to vote for a shortlist of nominees in eight categories, compiled from the votes cast by a host of Irish music industry representatives and music journalists (see full shortlist of nominees overleaf).

Music fans can vote for their favourite artist or band by texting the key word VOTE to 53500. All text votes will cost no more than 60c across all three Irish networks (last year was 30c I recall) All voters will be entered into a competition to win VIP tickets to the awards and an amazing 10 day luxury holiday in Las Vegas staying in the five star Belagio Hotel.

Last year’s Meteor Ireland Music Awards saw some of the world’s top acts perform including Tom Jones, Simply Red, Westlife, Bob Geldof, Finbar Furey, The Thrills, Alabama 3, B2K, Samantha Mumba, Phil Coulter with Brian Kennedy and Sinead O’Connor.

1,000 Meteor Ireland Music Awards tickets priced €30 (including booking fee) will go on sale on Friday, 23rd January at 8am through ticketmaster and usual outlets nation-wide. Corporate VIP tickets priced €100 will be available from Wall to Wall PR & Event Management, Tel: 01-6690939.



Ian Dempsey

Donal Dineen

Tom Dunne

Dave Fanning

John Kelly

Ryan Tubridy

Best Irish Band: PUBLIC VOTE

Bell X1

The Frames

Future Kings Of Spain

The Thrills

Snow Patrol

The Tycho Brahe

Best Irish Pop Act: PUBLIC VOTE

Simon Casey


Hazel Kaneswaren

Ronan Keating


Best Irish Album: PUBLIC VOTE

Living - Paddy Casey

Music In Mouth - BellX1

Seize the Day - Damien Dempsey

Set List - The Frames

So Much For The City - The Thrills

Square One - David Kitt

Best International Female: PUBLIC VOTE

Britney Spears


Kylie Minogue

Erin McKeown

Missy Elliot

Best International Male: PUBLIC VOTE

David Bowie

Nick Cave

Justin Hawkins

Josh Ritter

Justin Timberlake

Robbie Williams

Best International Group: PUBLIC VOTE

Black Eyed Peas

Kings of Leon


The Darkness


White Stripes

Best Live Performance: PUBLIC VOTE

David Bowie


Red Hot Chili Peppers

Rolling Stones

Bruce Springsteen

Justin Timberlake

Best Irish Female Singer:

Moya Brennan

Cara Dillon

Carol Keogh

Roisin Murphy

Sinead O’Connor

Best Irish Male Singer:

Paddy Casey

Damien Dempsey

Glen Hansard

Micky Joe Harte

David Kitt

Best Folk/Traditional Act:

Damien Dempsey

Cara Dillon



Sharon Shannon

Best Irish Country/Roots Artist:

Daniel O’Donnell

Frankie Lane

Damien Dempsey

Declan Nerney

Finbarr Furey

Best Irish New Act:



Future Kings Of Spain

Laura Isibor


Simple Kid

Best International Album:

Elephant - White Stripes

Hail to the Thief - Radiohead

King\'s of Leon - Youth and Young Manhood

Permission To Land - The Darkness

Speakerboxxx The Love Below - Outkast

Think Tank - Blur
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Aren't snow patrol not irish?
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Yeap, they're Irish.
Formed in Scotland and spend much of their time in Scotland
but they're from Northern Ireland.
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for those who care - counting crows will be playing at the awards too.
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Counting Crows AND The Coors! I can hardly contain my excitement
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sounds about as exciting as last years... and last years was ****e.
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sounds about as exciting as last years... and last years was ****e.
I second that!
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I second that!
Me three
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i'm just hopin' D'Side get the credit they deserve.
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I think its disgusting that you have to pay for all these Txt in votes. Your supplying that company with your time and opinion and they're charging you?! If nobody voted for big brother they'd have to pull the show!

Money grabbin so and so's!
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