It’s that time again! Albums have been listened to, votes have been cast and the nominees have been announced: Wolf Alice, Jorja Smith, Arctic Monkeys and Novelist are some of the shortlisted nominees for the 2018 Hyundai Mercury Prize.
Other artists given the nod this year include Everything Everything, Lily Allen, Florence + The Machine and Nadine Shah.
This year’s set of shortlisted albums was decided by a judging panel which featured the likes of Mumford & Sons’ Marcus Mumford, Ella Eyre and Lianne La Havas.
The ceremony for this year’s Prize - which was won by Sampha last year - is set to take place on 20th September at London’s Hammersmith Apollo, and you can check out the full list of nominees below.
Novelist - ‘Novelist Guy’
Richard Russell - ‘Everything Is Recorded’
Sons of Kemet - ‘Your Queen Is A Reptile’
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Watch performances from the shortlisted artists on BBC Four at 10pm on 23rd September.
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