Nominees announced for Mercury Prize 2016

Hyundai Mercury Prize 2016

The nominees for Mercury Prize, the music prize awarded for the best album from the United Kingdom and Ireland, and that this year has South Korean automotive company Hyundai as partner, has been announced. Among the names announced to follow Benjamin Clementine, that had won the prize last year with his album At Least for Now, highlighted big names like David Bowie, Radiohead, Savages or Anohni. The full list of this year’s nominees that have the chance to receive the prize in a ceremony that will take place next 15 September in London are:

Anohni – Hopelessness
Bat For Lashes – The Bride
David Bowie – Blackstar
Jamie Woon – Making Time
Kano – Made in the Manor
Laura Mvula – The Dreaming Room
Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate
Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
Savages – Adore Life
Skepta – Konnichiwa
The 1975 – I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it
The Comet Is Coming – Channel the Spirit