Nadine Shah is currently favourite to win this year’s Mercury Prize

Sons of Kemet and King Krule aren't far behind.

Nadine Shah is currently the bookies’ favourite to win this year’s Mercury Prize with her new album,Holiday Destination‘. 

She’s currently topping the leaderboard with odds in the region of 3/1 – 9/2, with Sons of Kemet’s ‘Your Queen is a Reptile and King Krule’s ‘The Ooz not far behind.

Potentially grabbing the £25,000 prize this year – in ‘general betting odds’ order – are:

Nadine Shah – Holiday Destination
Sons of Kemet – Your Queen is a Reptile
King Krule – The Ooz
Jorja Smith – Lost & Found
Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
Wolf Alice – Visions of a Life
Florence + The Machine – High as Hope
Everything Everything – A Fever Dream
Everything is Recorded – Everything is Recorded
Lily Allen – No Shame
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Who Built the Moon?
Novelist – Novelist Guy

The Awards Show will be held at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith on Thursday, 20th September. Last year’s prize was taken home by Sampha, with his album ‘Process’.

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