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The Ryans

accepting the award for Best New Irish Artists

Ryan Kelly

accepting the award for Top Solo Performer in Concert

Tommy Martin

accepting the award for Tom Uilleann Piper

Celtic Woman

accepting the award for Top Traditional Performance Show

The Three Dollar Band

at the 2011 Irish Music Awards

Best Sean-nós Singer

Presented by Bishop Boland

About the Award

A brief demonstration of the Irish Music Award

2011 Irish Music Awards

Complete video of the 2011 presentation ceremony.

 

Irish Music Award Recipients for 2011

Top Solo Performer in Concert (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Ryan Kelly

Top Solo Performer in a Pub Venue (US, IRE, EU, UK)
George Donaldson

Top Duo in a Pub, Festival, Concert (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Qristina & Quinn Bachand

Top Group (US, IRE, EU, UK)
The High Kings

Best New Irish Artist(s) (IRE, EU, US, UK)
The Ryans

Best New Irish CD
Orla Fallon - My Land

Top Celtic Rock Band (IRE, EU, US, UK)
The Roving Crows

Best Irish Tenor (individual)
Michael Londra

Best Female Vocalist (individual/trad.)
Lisa Kelly

Best Sean-nós Singer
Iarla Ó Lionáird

Top Traditional Performance Show
Celtic Woman

Top Traditional Group in a Pub, Festival, Concert
Téada

Tommy Makem Award
Enya

Top Uilleann Piper (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Tommy Martin

Top Harpist (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Orla Fallon

Top Fiddle/Violin (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Caitlin Barrett

Top Button Accordion (US, IRE, EU, UK)
John Whelan

Lifetime Achievement Award
Paddy Keenan

Irish Music Award Nominees for 2011

Top Solo Performer in Concert (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Niamh Ní Charra, Méav, Michael Londra, Ryan Kelly

Top Solo Performer in a Pub Venue (US, IRE, EU, UK)
George Donaldson, Luka Bloom, Mickey Coleman, Tony Cummins

Top Duo in a Pub, Festival, Concert (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Ian Walsh and Kevin Buckley, Qristina & Quinn Bachand, The New Barleycorn, The Ryans Irish Band

Top Group (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Gaelic Storm, Lúnasa, The Brock McGuire Band, The High Kings

Best New Irish Artist(s) (IRE, EU, US, UK)
Ciorras, Fieldstone, The Ryans, The Young Folk

Best New Irish CD
Cara - Long Distance Love, Donal McCague - Bits N Pieces, Orla Fallon - My Land, Royseven - You Say, We Say

Top Celtic Rock Band (IRE, EU, US, UK)
Barleyjuice, Roger Drawdy & the Firestarters, The Kreellers, The Roving Crows

Best Irish Tenor (individual)
Daryl Simpson, Finbar Wright, Michael Londra, Paddy Homan

Best Female Vocalist (individual/trad.)
Lisa Kelly, Méav, Orla Fallon, Siobhan Owen

Best Sean-nós Singer
Áine Meenaghan, Bríd Ní Mhaoileoin, Iarla Ó Lionáird

Top Traditional Performance Show
Celtic Woman, Kintra, Trad on the Prom, Wild Colonial Bhoys

Top Traditional Group in a Pub, Festival, Concert
Frankie Gavin and Dedannan, McPeake, Slide, Téada

Tommy Makem Award
Enya, Máirtín de Cógáin, Mick Moloney, Tom Sweeney

Top Uilleann Piper (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Diarmaid Moynihan, Michael "Piper" Cooney, Tiarnan O'Duinnchinn, Tommy Martin

Top Harpist (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Cormac De Barra, Kavan Donohoe, Orla Fallon, Seana Davey

Top Fiddle/Violin (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Caitlin Barrett, Cora Smyth, Donal McCague, Kevin Burke

Top Button Accordion (US, IRE, EU, UK)
James Keane, John Whelan, Liam O'Connor, Paddy O'Brien

Lifetime Achievement Award
Carmel Quinn, Paddy Keenan, Patrick Healy, Patsy Whelan