The dates for this year’s Mercury Prize have been announced.
With a new headline sponsor, mobility services provider FREE NOW, the shortlist of twelve ‘albums of the year’ will be announced on Thursday, 28th July.
The final awards show will then be held at London’s Eventin Apollo, Hammersmith on Thursday, 8th September, with live performances and the announcement of the final winner.
The Mercury Prize recognises the best new British & Irish music. Last year’s prize was won by Arlo Parks.