Rusangano Family have won the RTÉ Choice Music Prize Album of the Year 2016 for album Let the Dead, Bury the Dead.
Announced at live ceremony in Vicar Street tonight, Rusangano Family were confirmed as this year’s Choice Music Prize winner for their album Let the Dead, Bury the Dead fending off competition from the likes of Bantum, Lisa Hannigan, the Divine Comedy, Bantum, James Vincent McMorrow, All Tvvins and more.
Choice Music Prize – Album of the Year 2016 nominees:
All Tvvins – IIVV (Warner Music)
Bantum – Move (Self Released)
Wallis Bird – Home (Mount Silver / Caroline International)
The Divine Comedy – Foreverland (Divine Comedy Records)
Lisa Hannigan – At Swim (Hoop Recordings)
Katie Kim – Salt (Art For Blind Records)
James Vincent McMorrow – We Move (Faction Records)
Overhead, The Albatross – Learning to Growl (Self Released)
Rusangano Family – Let The Dead Bury The Dead (Self Released) – WINNER
We Cut Corners – The Cadences Of Others (Delphi)
Rusangano Family will join the list of past recipients of the Choice Music Prize Album of the Year award that includes Jape, Villagers, the Gloaming, Delorentos, Soak, Two Door Cinema Club and many more.
The shortlisted albums can be enjoyed in full on the RTÉ Choice Music Prize website www.choicemusicprize.ie
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