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’.