Delorentos favourites to win Choice Music Prize

Dublin-based band Delorentos are favourites to win this year's Choice Music Prize.

Paddy Power bookmaker have installed the band at 2/1,making them the ones to beat in Vicar Street this year.

Cathy Davey is second favourite on the bookies at 7/2, followed by Moloko's Roisín Murphy at 4/1.

Some of the outsiders in the betting include Irish folk group Kila and Adrian Crowley both at 16/1.

Sharon McHugh, spokesperson for Paddy Power, said: "Delorentos are our current favourites to win with their fantastic album 'In Love with Detail', which has already received widespread critical acclaim. However, that doesn't mean they're a certainty."

The Choice Music Prize, seen as the Irish equivalent to the Mercury Music Prize, will take place in Vicar Street on February 27.

Choice Music Prize 2008

2/1 Delorentos 'In Love With Detail'

7/2 Cathy Davey

4/1 Roisin Murphy 'Overpowered'

5/1 The Flaws

7/1 David Geraghty

12/1 Stanley Super 800

14/1 Super Extra bonus party

16/1 Kila

16/1 Adrian Crowley

20/1 Dry County


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