Mercury Prize 2017: shortlist includes Stormzy, Sampha, The xx, more
Ed Sheeran, Alt-J, Glass Animals, Kate Tempest & more also feature...
Mercury Prize 2017 has announced its shortlist, which includes albums from Stormzy, Sampha, The xx, Ed Sheeran, Alt-J, Glass Animals, Kate Tempest and more. You can see the full list below.
The Mercury Prize 2017 award ceremony will take place on on Thursday 14th September – with the winner being awarded £25,000.
The panel for the Mercury Prize 2017 is made up of 12 people consisting of musicians/broadcasters Mistajam, Jessie Ware, Lianne La Havas, Jamie Cullum and Clara Amfo as well as critics and journalists.
Last year, Skepta scooped the Mercury Prize for his album, ‘ Konnichiwa’.
Check out the full Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist below.
The Big Moon ‘Love in the 4th Dimension’
Loyle Carner ‘Yesterday’s Gone’
Dinosaur ‘Together, As One’
Glass Animals ‘How to Be a Human Being’
J Hus ‘Common Sense’
Ed Sheeran ‘– ÷’
Stormzy ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’
Kate Tempest ‘Let Them Eat Chaos’
The xx ‘I See You’
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