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.
- Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
- A Fever Dream
Florence + The Machine
- High As Hope
- Lost & Found
- No Shame
- Holiday Destination
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
- Who Built The Moon?
- Novelist Guy
- Everything Is Recorded
Sons of Kemet
- Your Queen Is A Reptile
- Visions of a Life
- The OOZ