Mercury Prize Nominees Announced
The Mercury Prize committee has announced their top picks for British albums so far this year. This annual music prize honors what critics, musicians and other fixtures in the music community consider to be the best album of the year.
Among the nominees are Adele’s super hit album 21 and PJ Harvey’s Let England Shake. The winners of the award will be announced on Sept. 6 by the BBC.
Check below for the complete list of the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize candidates:
Adele – 21
Anna Calvi – Anna Calvi
Elbow – Build A Rocket Boys!
Everything Everything – Man Alive
Ghostpoet – Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy Jam
Gwilym Simcock – Good Days At Schloss Elmau
James Blake – James Blake
Katy B – On A Mission
King Creosote & Jon Hopkins – Diamond Mine
Metronomy – The English Riviera
PJ Harvey – Let England Shake
Tinie Tempah – Disc-Overy
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