The Eurovision NI Awards are back in 2017 for the second ever awards show! They will take place in Belfast on 21st October 2017 from 8pm. Awards will be handed out in 19 categories decided by a panel of experts including established awards; Best Male, Best Female, Best Duo, Group or Collaboration, Best Live Vocal, Best Staging, Best Moment, Best Video and Best Song. As well as honouring the good, we also reflect on the bad with the categories Worst Song, Worst Lyrics, Worst Dressed Male, Worst Dressed Female and Most Cringeworthy Act. New for 2017 is the awards for Best New Song which honours Eurovision artists’ careers since competing and a special award decided by the readers of our blog: The People’s Choice Award. Finally as always we will honour a person who has contributed greatly to Eurovision with the Phoenix: Outstanding Contribution to Eurovision Award. Read on for the full list of nominees!