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Irish Music Awards

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Paul Byrom

accepts the IMA Award for top Tenor for 2012

   
   

 

Irish Music Award Recipients for 2012

Top Solo Performer in Concert (US, IRE, EU, UK)
George Donaldson

Top Solo Performer in a Pub Venue (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Mickey Coleman

Top Duo in a Pub, Festival, Concert (US, IRE, EU, UK)
The Ryans Irish Band

Top Group (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Gaelic Storm

Best New Irish Artist(s) (IRE, EU, US, UK)
Dublin 5 (formerly The Rovers)

Best New Irish CD
The Ryans - Songs of Irish Freedom

Top Celtic Rock Band (IRE, EU, US, UK)
Barleyjuice

Best Irish Tenor (individual)
Paul Byrom

Best Female Vocalist (individual/trad.)
Chloe Agnew

Best Sean-nós Singer
Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill

Top Traditional Performance Show
Celtic Crossroads

Top Traditional Group in a Pub, Festival, Concert
Dervish

Tommy Makem Award
The Irish Rovers

Top Uilleann Piper (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Barry Kerr

Top Harpist (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Seana Davey

Top Fiddle/Violin (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Máiréad Nesbitt

Top Button Accordion (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Paddy O'Brien

Lifetime Achievement Award
Joanie Madden

Irish Music Award Nominees for 2012

Top Solo Performer in Concert (US, IRE, EU, UK)
George Donaldson, Christy Moore, John Doyle, Tommy Fleming

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

Top Duo in a Pub, Festival, Concert (US, IRE, EU, UK)
The Ryans Irish Band, Lilt, Switchback, Siusan O’Rourke and Zig Zeitler

Top Group (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Cherish The Ladies, Lunasa, Gaelic Storm, Altan

Best New Irish Artist(s) (IRE, EU, US, UK)
Burning Bridget Cleary, The Rovers, The Fighting Jamesons, Ciorras

Best New Irish CD
Lilt - Onward, The Mickey Finns - Prayers and Idle Chatter, The Ryans - Songs of Irish Freedom, Mairi Morrison & Alasdair Roberts - Urstan

Top Celtic Rock Band (IRE, EU, US, UK)
Barleyjuice, Roger Drawdy and the Firestarters, The Clumsy Lovers, Scythian

Best Irish Tenor (individual)
Paul Byrom, Anthony Kearns, Daryl Simpson, Tommy Fleming

Best Female Vocalist (individual/trad.)
Katie McMahon, Chloe Agnew, Méav, Shannon Lambert-Ryan of RUNA

Best Sean-nós Singer
Bríd Ní Mhaoileoin, Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill, Aine Meenaghan, Len Graham

Top Traditional Performance Show
The Fureys, Celtic Crossroads, The Henry Girls, Fidil

Top Traditional Group in a Pub, Festival, Concert
Vishten, Guidewires, Slide, Dervish

Tommy Makem Award
The Irish Rovers, Máirtín de Cógáin, Mick Moloney, Jimmy Crowley

Top Uilleann Piper (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Diarmaid Moynihan, Cillian Vallely, Barry Kerr, Paddy Keenan

Top Harpist (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Seana Davey, Chad McAnally, Triona Marshall, Sibohan Owen

Top Fiddle/Violin (US, IRE, EU, UK)
Martin Hayes, Alasdair Fraser, Máiréad Nesbitt, Kevin Burke

Top Button Accordion (US, IRE, EU, UK)
John Williams, Liam O'Connor, Paddy O'Brien, David Munnelly

Lifetime Achievement Award
Patrick Healy, Patsy Whelan, Carmel Quinn, Joanie Madden








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