The winner of the 2020 Hyundai Mercury Prize will be announced on The One Show.
A change from the usual ceremony – thanks to COVID-19, obvi – the winner will stop by the studio for a big reveal on Thursday 24th September.
Fighting it out for this year’s prize, are Charli XCX, Dua Lipa, Porridge Radio, Sports Team and more. The full list reads:
Anna Meredith – FIBS
Charli XCX – how i’m feeling now
Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia
Georgia – Seeking Thrills
Kano – Hoodies All Summer
Lanterns on the Lake – Spook The Herd
Laura Marling – Song for Our Daughter
Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka
Moses Boyd – Dark Matter
Porridge Radio – Every Bad
Sports Team – Deep Down Happy
Stormzy – Heavy is the Head
They were selected by a panel of 12 judges, plus chair, which included the likes of Annie Mac, Anna Calvi, Gaz Coombes and Jorja Smith. Albums by British artists with a UK release date between 20th July 2019 and 17th July 2020 are eligible.