Ticketmaster Awards

Ticketmaster Awards 2023 Winners Revealed

Ticketmaster Awards 2023 celebrate the best of live in 2022 giving the nation the chance to relieve their favourite moments through public vote.

The past year saw plenty of live experiences to get excited about, from huge international tours and dazzling theatre productions, to unforgettable festivals, side-splitting comedy, triumphant sporting wins and some phenomenal new Irish talent.

With over 25,000 votes cast, the Irish public have had their say on what live memories they will be carrying into 2023.

Ticketmaster Ireland MD Keith English said of the awards, “2022 was a fantastic year for live events in Ireland. There were phenomenal performances from some of the world’s biggest stars, as well as emerging local talent to keep an eye on, unforgettable sporting moments, and arts that made us laugh and cry. It is great to see how much this resonated with the public who voted in record numbers.”

The 2023 winners and nominees are as follows:

Live Act of the Year

Garth Brooks
Ed Sheeran
Harry Styles
Elton John
Phoebe Bridgers
Kendrick Lamar
Dermot Kennedy

Festival of the Year

Electric Picnic
All Together Now
Forbidden Fruit
Sea Sessions

Sports Event of the Year

GAA All Ireland Football Semi-Final – Kerry v Dublin
Republic of Ireland WNT v Finland
Conlan v Marriaga
Ireland v South Africa
Republic of Ireland v Scotland
Munster v Toulouse
GAA Munster Hurling Final – Clare v Limerick
Belfast Giants v Cardiff Devils

Theatre & Arts Event of the Year

Van Gogh – An Immersive Journey
Walking with Ghosts
The Cher Show
Singin’ in the Rain

Intimate Gig of the Year

Rina Sawayama
Pillow Queens
Paolo Nutini
Arab Strap

Comedy Event of the Year

Paddy Power Comedy Festival
Joanne McNally
Kevin Bridges
Sarah Millican
Ed Gamble
Kevin Hart

Irish Rising Star for 2023

Aby Coulibaly
Bobbi Arlo