In recent years the Album of the Year nominations for Barclaycard Mercury Prize have showcased just how diverse British music has become. This year’s nominees have brought a variation of sounds to the charts. Some of the artists included are acts such as FKA Twigs, Jungle, Young Fathers, Damon Albarn, Bombay Bicycle Club and more. The list of nominations features many great albums which will only make the anticipation of hearing this year’s winner even more suspenseful. The winner will officially be announced at the Barclaycard Mercury Prize Awards Show at the Roundhouse on October 29th.
All of this year’s nominees are listed below.
Anna Calvi – One Breath
Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long, See You Tomorrow
Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
East India Youth – Total Strife Forever
FKA twigs – LP1
GoGo Penguin – v2.0
Jungle – Jungle
Kate Tempest – Everybody Down
Nick Mulvey – First Mind
Polar Bear – In Each and Every One
Royal Blood – Royal Blood
Young Fathers – Dead