Django Django, Jessie Ware, Richard Hawley, alt-J, Field Music Nominated for Mercury Prize

Winner Announced Nov. 1

Sep 12, 2012 Bookmark and Share

Django Django, Jessie Ware, Richard Hawley, alt-J, Field Music are among the names announced as part of this year's nominees for the Mercury Prize. Given out each year since 1992, the Mercury Prize is given to the best album released by a British artist. Previous winners have included Pulp, Portishead, Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand, The xx, Elbow, and PJ Harvey. A full list of this year's nominees can be found below. In addition to simply the award, a £20,000 cash prize is also given to the winner. 

Jessie Ware: Devotion
Django Django: Django Django
The Maccabees: Given to the Wild
Roller Trio: Roller Trio
Richard Hawley: Standing at the Sky’s Edge
Field Music: Plum
Michael Kiwanuka: Home Again
Ben Howard: Every Kingdom
Plan B: Ill Manners
Alt-J: An Awesome Wave
Lianne Le Havas: Is Your Love Big Enough
Sam Lee: Ground of Its Own




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