Foy Vance wins inaugural Northern Ireland Music Prize

RHIAN JONES

Singer/songwriter Foy Vance has been named the winner of the first Northern Ireland Music Prize for his second album The Joy Of Nothing.

Vance was honoured last night (Tuesday, November 12) at the Belfast Music Week award ceremony which exists to recognise “the great wealth” of diverse music that hails from the region.

The Bangor-born Vance released The Joy Of Nothing via Glassnote Records at the end of August.

Amongst the 14 albums shortlisted were releases from Tired Pony, Axis ...

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