NI Music Prize - big night at the Ulster Hall a proud moment for local music
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The event, which was organised by the Oh Yeah Centre, also went out live on BBC Radio Ulster.
It was a special night of artists spanning 50 years right through to fresh new talent.
There were memorable moments from Robocobra Quartet, Rory Nellis, Cherym, Leo Miyagee, SOAK and last year’s ATL Contender winners Dea Matrona.
Barry Devlin of Horslips received the Oh Yeah Legend Award and Mike Edgar gave him a rousing introduction.
The evening played out with some of Horslips greatest songs, getting the fully seated venue on its feet.
The packed-out event also included a special Outstanding Contribution to Music presentation to screen composer Sheridan Tongue made by PRS for Music.
Big moments included Robocobra Quartet ‘Living Isn't Easy' taking Best Album supported by PPL, the big award of the night decided by a panel earlier that evening. Public vote for Single of The Year went to Ferna for ‘Wasting’. Junk Drawer picked up Live Act of The Year as sponsored by Shine Promotions and Video of The Year supported by YouTube Music. The BBC Introducing: ATL Artist of The Year award went to The Florentinas.
Charlotte Dryden from the Oh Yeah Music Centre who are organisers of the annual ceremony, said: “ What a night and brilliant showcase! I am so proud of the Northern Irish music community. Well done to all the winners."