Wolf Alice, Soak, Jamie xx and more nominated for Mercury Prize 2015

The shortlist of twelve will be whittled down to one winner on 20th November.

The nominees are in for this year’s Mercury Prize! Lauren Laverne confirmed the nominees on her BBC Radio 6 Music show, from 10am-1pm.

Anna Calvi, Corinne Bailey Rae and Nick Mulvey - all previous nominees - are on this year’s judging panel.

The shortlist of 12 Albums of The Year will be rounded down to one winner on Friday 20th November.

With former judge Ghostpoet getting his second nod, nominations for former DIY cover stars Wolf Alice and Jamie xx, and more besides, check out the full shortlist below.

2015 Mercury Prize nominees

Aphex Twin - Syro

Wolf Alice - My Love Is Cool

Róisín Murphy - Hairless Toys

C Duncan - Architect

Eska - Eska

Florence and The Machine - How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful

Ghostpoet - Shedding Skin

Benjamin Clementine - At Least For Now

Jamie xx - In Colour

Soak - Before We Forgot How To Dream

Gaz Coombes - Matador

Slaves - Are You Satisfied?

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