ABC/Fred LeeAs a Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling artist, Hozier is helping to put the current Irish music scene on the map.  That’s likely one of the reasons he’s being honored at this year’s Spirit of Ireland Gala.

The event takes place October 14 in New York City, and Hozier will perform.  The evening will be co-chaired by two famous Irish actors — Liam Neeson and Gabriel Byrne — and will raise money for New York’s Irish Arts Center.

The “Take Me to Church” singer tweeted that he’s “thrilled” to receive the honor. 

In other Hozier news, his song “The Arsonist’s Lullaby,” which appeared on the deluxe version of his self-titled debut album, can be heard in the trailer for the 2017 Ben Affleck film Live by NightIt’s about Irish and American gangsters in the 1920s and ’30s.

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