And the winner is...

The countdown is on for the Choice Music Awards tonight, with Vicar St opening their doors at 7pm

The evening will kick off with a performance from nominees CODES at 7.30pm, with the winners being announced at around 10.30pm.

The entire show will be broadcast live on Today FM's Paul McCloone Show, and remember to keep an eye on hotpress.com for news on the winners.

Choice Prize shortlist:

And So I Watch You From Afar “And So I Watch You From Afar” (Smalltown America)

Bell X1 “Blue Lights On The Runway” (BellyUp)

Codes “Trees Dream in Algebra” (EMI)

Adrian Crowley “Season of the Sparks” (Chemikal Underground)

Dark Room Notes “We Love You Dark Matter” (Gonzo)

The Duckworth Lewis Method “The Duckworth Lewis Method” (1969/Divine Comedy Records)

Julie Feeney “Pages” (Mittens)

Valerie Francis “Slow Dynamo” (VF)

Laura Izibor “Let The Truth Be Told” (Atlantic)

The Swell Season “Strict Joy” (Plateau)

And for those of you inclined to have a wee flutter, Paddy Power are offering 15/8 odds on Valerie Francis taking home the prize, followed closely by Belfast foursome And So I Watch You From Afar at 3/1.

 

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