It’s that time of the year again! The Mercury Prize 2017 takes place on 14th September at London’s Hammersmith Apollo, and the nominees are in!
And none other than DIY cover stars The Big Moon are on the list for debut album ‘Love In The 4th Dimension’! The Big Moon are up for a Mercury!
They’re joined on the shortlist by Glass Animals, Sampha, Loyle Carner, The xx, Stormzy, and more.
Kate Tempest, alt-J, J Hus, Ed Sheeran and more complete the list. Judges for this year’s Mercury Prize include Lianne La Havas, Marcus Mumford, Jessie Ware and Radio 1’s Clara Amfo.
View the full list of nominees below.
alt-J - ‘RELAXER’
Blossoms - ‘Blossoms’
Dinosaur - ‘Together, As One’
Ed Sheeran - ‘Divide’
Glass Animals - ‘How To Be A Human Being’
J Hus - ‘Common Sense’
Kate Tempest - ‘Let Them Eat Chaos’
Loyle Carner - ‘Yesterday’s Gone’
Sampha - ‘Process’
Stormzy - ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’
The Big Moon - ‘Love In The 4th Dimension’
The xx - ‘I See You’
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