Nominees announced for 2018 Hyundai Mercury Prize

The Hyundai Mercury Prize is a key annual event for the music industry that highlights the best albums released that year. The 2018 nominees have been announced today, featuring some major artists as well as some upcoming acts.
Posted: 26 July 2018 Words: GigList Team

Nominees include albums from Arctic Monkeys, Wolf Alice, Novelist, Richard Russell and King Krule.

The Hyundai Mercury Prize is a key annual event for the music industry that highlights the best albums released that year. The 2018 nominees have been announced today, featuring some major artists as well as some upcoming acts. The judging panel, which includes Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons, 6Music's Jeff Smith and recording artist Jamie Cullum, have selected albums from the likes of Noel Gallagher, Arctic Monkeys and Florence + The Machine. Last year's winner was Sampha for his album Process. The winner won't be announced until the awards ceremony on September 20th at Hammersmith Apollo, but just to be nominated is an acknowledgement in itself.

Full nominees for the 2018 Hyundai Mercury Prize are below.

Arctic Monkeys - Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino Everything Everything - A Fever Dream Florence + The Machine - High As Hope Jorja Smith - Lost & Found Lily Allen - No Shame Nadine Shah - Holiday Destination Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds - Who Built The Moon? Novelist - Novelist Guy Richard Russell - Everything Is Recorded Sons of Kemet - Your Queen Is A Reptile Wolf Alice - Visions of a Life King Krule - The OOZ

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