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Derry singer-songwriter Soak scoops 2015 music prize

Bridie Monds-Watson, aka Soak, pictured with BBC broadcaster Stuart Bailie, was presented with the 2015 Northern Ireland Music Prize
John Monaghan
A 19-year-old acclaimed singer and songwriter from Derry has scooped one of the north's top music awards. Bridie Monds-Watson, aka Soak, was presented with the 2015 Northern Ireland Music Prize at a ceremony in Belfast's Mandela Hall. The teenager overcame competition from 11 other artists to win the award, following in the footsteps of the likes of Robyn Shiels and Foy Vance. Her debut album, Before We Forgot How To Dream, was selected as the best release by a selection of music industry and media figures from Northern Ireland. Soak was included in BBC's Sound Of list [...]
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