2014

Twelve albums were shortlisted for the Northern Ireland Music Prize 2014.  The winner was announced at a special awards night at the Mandela Hall  on November 15th which featured live music from Sullivan and Gold, Robyn G Shiels and More than Conquerors.

More than 70 people were contacted from the NI music industry and music media. This resulted in the shortlist below.

The winner in 2014 was Robyn G Shiels and The Blood of Innocents.

The NI Music Prize In Association With Blue Moon is produced by the Oh Yeah music centre
and is also supported by The Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

The Shortlist


Alana Henderson
Windfall


Ed Zealous
Wired


Little Matador
Little Matador


Malibu Shark Attack
Malibu Shark Attack


Mojo Fury
The Difference Between


More than Conquerors 
Everything I’ve learn


Rams Pocket Radio
Beton


Robyn G Shiels 
The Blood of Innocents


Slomatics
Estron


Sullivan and Gold
For Foes


VerseChorusVerse
Metal Alligator


Wonder Villains
Rocky

The Longlist

Aaron Shanley
Bedroom Tapes

Alana Henderson
Windfall

Allez Bartoli
Dola

Brian Kennedy
A Love Letter to Joni

Building Pictures
West Orchard

Captain Kennedy
Draw It In Chalk

Cara Dillon
A Thousand Hearts

Comply or Die
Northless

Ed Zealous
Wired

Furlo
Now Is Always

Geoff Gatt
It’s All Going On

Isabel Anderson
In My Garden

Kaz Hawkins
Get Ready

Linebacker Dirge
Take Shelter

Linley Hamilton
In Transition

Little Matador
Little Matador

Malibu Shark Attack
Malibu Shark Attack

Michael McCague
The Waylaid Man

Mojo Fury
The Difference Between

More Than Conquerors
Everything I’ve Learnt

 

NASA Assassin
Area 69

Nomadic Rituals 
Holy Giants

Oaks 
Safe Haven

Petomane 
The Rock Machine Turns You On

Rams’ Pocket Radio
Béton

Robyn G Shiels 
The Blood of the Innocents

Ruairi and the Owls 
Midnight Oil

Rupture Dogs 
Feral

Sal Hanvey 
Nostalgia Queen

Slomatics
Estron

 

Sons of Caliber 
Albatross

Stiff Little Fingers 
Not Going Back

Stormzone 
Three Kings

Sullivan and Gold 
For Foes

The Holy Innocents 
Letter To Lone Ridge

The Rapparees
Re:session

The White Mansions 
The Crossing

VerseChorusVerse
VerseChorusVerse

We Are Aerials 
Voeckler

Wonder Villains
Rocky