The nominees for the 2015 Mercury Prize were announced this morning. The shortlist, which consists of 12 albums, was announced in stages on BBC 6 Music. Read on to find out who has been nominated.
The nominees for the 2015 Mercury Prize are:
Aphex Twin – Syro
Wolf Alice – My Love is Cool
Wolf Alice at Lollapalooza Berlin 2015. © All Things Loud/Berksun Doganer
Roisin Murphy – Hairless Toys
Roisin Murphy at Down the Rabbit Hole Festival. © All Things Loud/Jack Parker
C Duncan – Architect
Eska – Eska
Florence + the Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Ghostpoet – Shedding Skin
Benjamin Clementine – At Least For Now
Jamie XX – In Colour
SOAK – Before We Forgot How to Dream
SOAK at London Calling Festival. © All Things Loud/Jack Parker
Gaz Coombes – Matador
Slaves – Are You Satisfied?
Slaves at Lowlands 2015. © All Things Loud/Jack Parker
This year’s Mercury Prize will take place on Friday, 20 November.