Cate Le Bon, Gruff Rhys among 2014 Welsh Music Prize nominees

Manic Street Preachers, Future of the Left and Joanna Gruesome have also been shortlisted.

The nominees for this year’s Welsh Music Prize have been revealed - with Cate Le Bon, Gruff Rhys and Joanna Gruesome among the artists included in the 12-strong list.

They’re joined by some familiar names - Manic Street Preachers, Future of the Left and Euros Childs - and also The People The Poet, Slowly Rolling Camera and 9Bach.

Plus, mathy trio Samoans - who played this weekend’s Dr. Martens #STANDFORSOMETHING Tour in association with DIY date in Cardiff - are also nominated for their album, ‘Rescue’.

The full list is:

9Bach - Tincian
Cate Le Bon - Mug Museum
Euros Childs - Situation Comedy
Future of the Left - How To Stop Your Brain In An Accident
Gruff Rhys - American Interior
Gulp - Season Sun
Joanna Gruesome - Weird Sister
Manic Street Preachers - Futurology
Samoans - Rescue
Slowly Rolling Camera - Slowly Rolling Camera
The Gentle Good - Y Bardd Anfarwol
The People The Poet - The Narrator

For more information on the Welsh Music Prize, visit

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