After its last-minute rescheduling, the new line-up of performances for the 2022 Mercury Prize Awards Show at London’s Eventim Apollo has been confirmed.
The awards show will now take place next Tuesday, October 18th, after being postponed at the last minute, following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II just moments before the show was due to begin.
Hosted by Lauren Laverne, the evening will feature performances from many of the nominated acts, including Sam Fender, Wet Leg, Self Esteem, and Yard Act. Little Simz, Nova Twins, and Joy Crookes also join the bill, which is rounded out by Fergus McCreadie, Gwenno, Jessie Buckley & Bernard Butler, and Kojey Radical.
The 2022 Mercury Prize with FREE NOW ‘Albums of the Year’ nominees are:
Fergus McCreadie – ‘Forest Floor’
Gwenno – ‘Tresor’
Harry Styles – ‘Harry’s House’
Jessie Buckley & Bernard Butler – ‘For All Our Days That Tear the Heart’
Joy Crookes – ‘Skin’
Kojey Radical – ‘Reason to Smile’
Little Simz – ‘Sometimes I Might be Introvert’
Nova Twins – ‘Supernova’
Sam Fender – ‘Seventeen Going Under’
Self Esteem – ‘Prioritise Pleasure’
Wet Leg – ‘Wet Leg’
Yard Act – ‘The Overload’