The 1975, Skepta And Kano Included In Mercury Prize Album Of The Year Shortlist
It's such a strong list this year...
It’s that time of year again when the best albums from the past twelve months get shortlisted for the Mercury Prize Album Of The Year.
As well as this, the long awaited sophomore record from The 1975 also made the cut alongside many more albums we haven’t stopped listening to.
Check out the full list of nominations below:
Anohni - Hopelessness
Bat For Lashes - The Bride
David Bowie - Blackstar
Jamie Woon - Making Time
Kano - Made In The Manor
Laura Mvula - The Dreaming Room
Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
Savages - Adore Life
Skepta - Konnichiwa
The 1975 - I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It
The Comet Is Coming - Channel the Spirits
The online vote is now open which will enable music fans to select the first of six 2016 finalists from the 12 ‘Albums Of The Year’. To vote visit www.mercuryprize.com.
The shortlist, five remaining finalists and overall winner are chosen by the Hyundai Mercury Prize Judging Panel, based solely on artistic merit. The six finalists and the overall winner will be announced as part of the 2016 Awards Show, which will take place on Thursday 15th September at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith.
For more information on this year’s shortlist, head to the Hyundai Mercury Prize ‘Albums Of The Year’ website here.