Irish singing sensation Imelda May is leading the shortlist for the 2011 Choice Music Prize - Ireland's answer to Britain's prestigious Mercury Music Prize.
The star's album, Mayhem, will battle it out against nine other contenders for the album of the year honour, including Fight Like Apes (The Body of Christ & The Legs of Tina Turner), Cathy Davey (The Nameless), Villagers (Becoming a Jackal) and The Cast of Cheers (Chariot).
The winner will be unveiled at a ceremony in Dublin on 3 March (11), when they will be presented with a 10,000 Euro ($13,130/£8,750) award.