The 2009 Meteor Ireland Music Awards will take place on St Patrick's Day at the RDS in Dublin.
Irish TV presenter Amanda Byram will be this year's host and will be joined on the night by a number of artists and celebrities.
AC/DC, Coldplay, Elbow, The Killers and Kings of Leon are all up for Best International Band.
While Boyzone, The Blizzards, The Coronas, The Script and Westlife are the nominees for Best Irish Pop Act.
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