Congrats to Florence + The Machine, Arctic Monkeys, Wolf Alice and Noel Gallagher for their Mercury Prize nomination, recognizing artistic achievement across a range of contemporary music genres. The winners will be chosen by a group of judges, who say 'This year's Hyundai Mercury Prize celebrates albums by musicians at all stages of their careers, but with a shared belief in the importance of music navigating life's challenges - whether personal or political, falling in or out of love, growing up or looking back, angry or ecstatic.' The winning title will be announced on September 20th at the awards show at the Eventim Apollo in London. Full nominees below:
Arctic Monkeys 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino"
Everything Everything "A Fever Dream"
Everything Is Recorded "Everything Is Recorded"
Florence + The Machine "High As Hope"
Jorja Smith "Lost & Found"
King Krule "The Ooze"
Lily Allen "No Shame"
Nadine Shah "Holiday Destination"
Noel Gallagher "Who Build The Moon?"
Novelist "Novelist Guy"
Songs Of Kemet "Your Queen Is A Reptile"
Wolf Alice "Visions of A Life"
(via Mercury Prize)
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