Mercury Music Prize 2017: Nominations

Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos

Kate Tempest – Let Them Eat Chaos

Here are this year’s albums nominated for the Mercury Music Prize, whose judges this year include a certain Marcus Mumford.

Links below lead to reviews of the albums our writers covered.

The gong gets handed out at the Hammersmith Apollo on 14 September. Place your bets.


alt-j – Relaxer

Blossoms – Blossoms

Dinosaur – Together, As One

Ed Sheeran – Divide

Glass Animals – How To Be A Human Being

J Hus – Common Sense

Kate Tempest – Let Them Eat Chaos

Loyle Carner – Yesterday’s Gone

Sampha – Process

Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer

The Big Moon – Love in the 4th Dimension

The xx – I See You



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