12 September 2012
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News: Mercury Music Prize

Nominees for the 2012 gong announced

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DRUM roll, if you please, for this year’s Mercury Music Prize nominations. Register your reactions over at our Facebook page. Us? Somewhere between ‘meh’ and ‘eh?’, I’d say.

Above is a picture of early faves Alt-J, on hearing news of their nomination. ‘Over the moon’, etc.

The Maccabees - Given To The Wild
Jessie Ware - Devotion
Roller Trio - Roller Trio
Django Django - Django Django
Field Music - Plumb
Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again
Richard Hawley - Standing At The Sky’s Edge
Ben Howard - Every Kingdom
Sam Lee - Ground Of Its Own
Lianne La Havas - Is Your Love Big Enough?
Alt -J - An Awesome Wave
Plan B - Ill Manors

The winner of this year’s event, set to receive more substantial coverage on TV this year, will be announced on November 4.

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