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2017 Mercury Prize Nominees: Sampha, The xx, Alt-J, Stormzy, and More

Each year, The Mercury Prize is awarded to the best British album of the year. This year’s shortlist includes previous Mercury Prize winners in The xx and Alt-J, as well as J Hus, Sampha, Kate Tempest, and Stormzy. Winners from past years include Skepta, PJ Harvey, Arctic Monkeys, and Portishead.

A full list of the 2017 nominees is below:

Alt-J – Relaxer
Blossoms – Blossoms
Dinosaur – Together, As One
Ed Sheeran – ÷
Glass Animals – How To Be A Human Being
J Hus – Common Sense
Kate Tempest – Let The 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