The Mercury Prize 2017 judges reveal their shortlist.
The full list of nominees were revealed by Tom Ravenscroft on 6 Music this morning with Ed Sheeran, Kate Tempest and alt-J also featured on the shortlist.
This year’s judges for the Prize include Marcus Mumford from Mumford and Sons, Lianne La Havas, Ella Eyre and DJ & broadcaster MistaJam alongside Jamie Cullum, Jessie Ware and Jeff Smith, Head of Music at BBC 6 Music and Radio 2.
The winner will be announced on 14 September.
Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist in full:
alt-J – Relaxer
Blossoms – Blossoms
Dinosaur – Together, As One
Ed Sheeran – Divine
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 Fourth Dimension
the xx – I See You