The public have the opportunity to vote for their favourite from The Top 10 best songs chosen from around the country, which are posted on JOE.ie. You can listen and vote for the nation’s favourite, helping to send that contestant to the National Final event in Whelans, Dublin.
The Top 5, 2 selected by the public vote and 3 by our panel of judges, go on to the National Final in Whelans.
The Judging process
Contestants start sending in their entries from January 2019.
The judges will listen to entries on a daily basis, with some of the best entries shown across JOE.ie and social media throughout the competition.