Stones' Wood to perform at Meteor Awards

Ron Wood from the Rolling Stones has confirmed that he will make a special guest appearance with The Thrills at The Meteor Awards tomorrow night in The Point, Dublin.

The 2005 Meteor Ireland Music Awards, hosted by comedian Ed Byrne, will feature performances by Snoop Dogg, The Thrills, The Devlins, Bell x1, Aslan, Lucie Silvas, Brian McFadden & Delta Goodrem, Westlife, Declan O'Rourke and Juliette (Lewis) & The Licks.

Celebrities Caprice, Tom Craig (aka Tommy Harris in Coronation Street), Louis Walsh, Hazel Kaneswaren, comedian Des Bishop, Samantha Mumba, DP Fitzgerald and Emma Griffiths from MTV, Mark Cagney, Gerry Ryan, Pat Kenny, Orlaith Rafter and Jamie Belton from Fair City will all present awards.

Seventeen Meteor Ireland Music Awards will be presented this year. The public have been voting for short-listed nominees in five categories by SMS text and www.meteor.ie including Best Irish DJ, Best Irish Pop Act, Best Irish Band, Best Irish Female and Best Irish Male. The short-list was compiled from the votes cast by a host of Irish music industry representatives, broadcasters and music journalists.

The 2005 Meteor Music Awards will be shown on RTE Two on Sunday at 9pm.

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