NI Music Prize shortlists 2019


The shortlist has now gone to public vote for Best Single and Best Live Act via The Thin Air.

Oh Yeah is also delighted to announce that the Oh Yeah Contender Award is now in association with BBC Music Introducing Across The Line and the shortlist has gone to public vote via BBC platforms.

Voting opened on Monday 9th September and will close at midnight on November 6th.

The album winner will be decided by a panel on Nov 7th. All winners will be announced on the night of the awards on November 7th.

More info to come including details on the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award, but for now here are the shortlists in alphabetical order:


All shortlists are in alphabetical order

best single shortlist

You can now vote for Best Single via The Thin Air

Amy Montgomery Tree Song

Brand New Friend I Was An Astronaut

Bui Something Else To Talk About

Documenta The Blue Sleep

Hand Models Banana

Jealous Of The Birds Blue Eyes

Joshua Burnside Desert Wine

Junk Drawer Year Of The Sofa

Kitt Philippa Grace

Kitt Philippa You

New Pagans It’s Darker

ROE Down Days


You can now vote for Best Live Act via The Thin Air

Jordan Adetunji

Joshua Burnside

New Pagans

Ryan Vail & Elma Orkestra

Sister Ghost


in Association with BBC Music Introducing Across the line

You can now vote via BBC

Amy Montgomery


Joel Harkin

Jordan Adetunji

Problem Patterns

Strange New Places

*Due to a tie at nominations stage we have a shortlist of six for the Contender Award