- 04 Mar 21
Denise Chaila was nominated for 'Album of the Year' alongside Bitch Falcon, Fontaines D.C., JyellowL, Róisín Murphy, Nealo, Pillow Queens, Ailbhe Reddy, Niamh Regan and Silverbacks.
Denise Chaila has been announced as the winner of the RTÉ Choice Music Prize Album Of The Year for Go Bravely.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Choice Music Prize has gone virtual this year – with the awards for 'Song of the Year' and 'Album of the Year' being announced live on RTÉ2FM today, as well as being broadcast as a live simulcast on the RTÉ Player. The winner of Album of the Year was announced by U2's Adam Clayton.
Huge congratulations to Denise Chaila on winning #RTEChoicePrize Album of the Year for her debut 'Go Bravely'. An incredible album and a deserving winner. pic.twitter.com/QWkRoHuxtR
— RTÉ Choice Music (@choiceprize) March 4, 2021
Denise receives a cheque for €10,000, a prize which has been provided by the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) and the Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA), as well as a specially- commissioned award.
Denise Chaila's Go Bravely was shortlisted for Album of the Year alongside Bitch Falcon's Staring at Clocks, Fontaines D.C.'s A Hero's Death, JyellowL's 2020 DIvision, Róisín Murphy's Róisín Machine, Nealo's All The Leaves Are Falling, Pillow Queens' In Waiting, Ailbhe Reddy's Personal History, Niamh Regan's Hemet and Silverbacks' Fad.
Revisit our review of Go Bravely here.
Last year, Dublin folk heroes Lankum took home the prize for Album of Year, for The Livelong Day.
Niall Horan's 'No Judgement' was announced as the winner of the Choice Music Prize Song of the Year earlier this afternoon.