Ed Sheeran, Stormzy and The xx are Among this Year’s Mercury Prize NomineesJuly 27, 2017
The shortlist for this year's Hyundai Mercury Prize has been unveiled.
Ed Sheeran's ÷, Stormzy's Gang Signs & Prayer and Blossoms' self-titled debut are among the acts nominated for this year's prestigious award, now in its 26th year.
The winner will be announced at an awards show held at London's Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith on Thursday, September 14. The event will feature live performances from the majority of the twelve shortlisted artists, broadcast on BBC Four and BBC Radio 6 Music.
The judging panel for this year's prize was recently announced, featuring Radio 1's Clara Amfo and MistaJam as well as artists Jessie Ware and Ella Eyre.