Imelda May - 2009 Best Irish Female at Meteor Music Awards
New Irish songstress, Imelda May walked away with the 'Best Irish Female' at this year's Meteor Music Awards.
Full press release below.
Best Irish Female: 2009 Meteor Music Awards
Album: Love Tattoo – out now
Single: Big Bad Handsome Man – 13th April
Sassy Irish songstress Imelda May walked away with the award for Best Irish Female at the 2009 Meteor Music Awards last night. Tuesday night saw the cream of the crop’ of the best Irish and International artists gather together at the 2009 Awards’ ceremony.
19 awards were handed out altogether; 8 of them chosen by the public.
2009 is already proving to be a whirlwind of a year for Imelda and she can now add this award to the one that she picked up in 2008 for Best Female Newcomer of the Year, at the prestigious Irish World Newspaper Awards. Imelda’s signature style and vintage rockabilly music is starting to turn her into a hotly tipped’ one to watch for 2009 and her live shows showcase a contagious amount of ‘Boogie Woogie’.
Last night she performed alongside big names such as James Morrision, Elbow and Stereophonics and wowed the crowd with an energetic performance of her catchy hit single ‘Johnny Got A Boom Boom. Other big name winners included Duffy, The Script and Westlife.
Signed to Universal Music, Imelda had her first break when she supported Jools Holland on his summer tour. Since then, she has gone from strength to strength and has had great support from the likes of The Daily Mail, The Sun and BBC Radio 2.