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Welsh Music Prize

Welsh Music Prize

26 October 2022

We’re thrilled to announce that this year’s WELSH MUSIC PRIZE will take place live from our Donald Gordon Theatre and officially open this year’s Llais festival! 

And this year you can be there too watching performances from some of the shortlisted artists! Tickets are available for just £8 per person, so grab yours and enjoy this incredible Welsh music event.

Performing live at this year's ceremony will be nominated artists Adwaith, Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard and Dead Method as well as Triskel Award winners Sage Todz and Aderyn.

Founded in 2011, the Welsh Music Prize celebrates the finest music made in Wales or by Welsh people around the world.

With a commitment to diversity and fine production, the Welsh Music Prize continues to champion the best new music in Wales.

The prize is open to albums of all genres and past winners have included the likes of Kelly Lee Owens, Adwaith, Boy Azooga, Deyah, Gruff Rhys, Gwenno and more.

2022 Shortlist

Adwaith - Bato Mato

Art School Girlfriend - Is It Light Where You Are

Bryde - Still

Breichiau Hir - Hir Oes I'r Cof

Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard - Backhand Deals

Cate Le Bon - Pompeii

Carwyn Ellis & Rio 18 with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales - Yn Rio

Dead Method - Future Femme

Danielle Lewis - Dreaming In Slow Motion

Don Leisure - Shaboo Strikes Back

Gwenno - Tresor

Lemfreck - The Pursuit

Manic Street Preachers - The Ultra Vivid Lament

Papur Wal - Amser Mynd Adra

Sywel Nyw - Deuddeg