The nominees for this year’s Mercury Prize are here!
Following on from rumours earlier this week that both Dork cover stars Shame and Let’s Eat Grandma were some of the faves, the full list is now out – and they’re not on it. Bugger. Wolf Alice are, though.
Potentially grabbing the £25,000 prize this year, are:
Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
Everything Everything – A Fever Dream
Everything is Recorded – Everything is Recorded
Florence + The Machine – High as Hope
Jorja Smith – Lost & Found
King Krule – The Ooz
Lily Allen – No Shame
Nadine Shah – Holiday Destination
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Who Built the Moon?
Novelist – Novelist Guy
Sons of Kemet – Your Queen is a Reptile
Wolf Alice – Visions of a Life
The Awards Show will be held at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith on Thursday, 20th September. Last year’s prize was taken home by Sampha, which his album ‘Process’.