The Irish Post Country Music Awards Line-up for 2018 Announced

July 25, 2018

A stellar line-up of the biggest stars will take to the stage for The Irish Post Country Music Awards, in association with TG4 and IMRO, on Tuesday 11th September for a showcase and celebration of the best of Irish country music, starring special guests.

The Irish Post Country Music Awards, now in its second year, will come to you live from the Millennium Forum in Derry with a packed house of over 800 music fans set to enjoy a lively evening of entertainment featuring some of Ireland’s biggest stars in the genre.

Over 10 music acts will perform on the night with extended performances of multiple songs from some of the biggest stars. The star-studded line-up already includes Derek Ryan, Susan McCann, Olivia Douglas, Philomena Begley, Declan Nerney, Johnny Brady, Lisa McHugh, Cliona Hagan and Donna Taggart and with more acts to be announced in the coming weeks.

The public will once again vote for their favourite stars across 8 Award categories including Best Male, Best Female, Best Newcomer, Album of the Year, Video of the Year and Best Live Band. The prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award 2018 will also be presented on the evening.

Country singer Malachi Cush returns to host what promises to be a superb evening alongside popular television presenter Síle Seoige.

“The Irish Post Country Music Awards was a huge success in 2017 with record television and online viewing figures. We very much look forward to building on this in 2018 with a range of top tier artists competing for honours and showcasing their best material to an engaged audience across the globe. Country music is at the heart of Irish communities at home and abroad and championing this Irish culture is a foundation of The Irish Post brand.” Sarah Murphy, Director of Commercial Operations for The Irish Post Media Group.

The Irish Post Country Music Awards take place on Tuesday 11th September at The Millennium Forum, Derry.

Tickets can be booked from The Millennium Forum, Newmarket Street, Derry BT48 6EB by calling 0044 (0) 28 7126 4455 or online at:

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