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Mercury Prize 2016 Nominees Announced [Full List]

Mercury Prize 2016The Mercury Prize, which honors the UK's best albums has announced its 2016 nominees.  “This is music to make sense of our unsettling times – heartfelt, angry, thoughtful and thrilling," the judges said in a statement. "The 2016 Hyundai Mercury Prize ‘Albums Of The Year’ are marked by their musical ambitions, unexpected instrumentation and breathtaking arrangements.”


Mercury Prize 2016 Nominees 

Mercury Prize 2016Anohni – Hopelessness

Bat For Lashes – The Bride

David Bowie – Blackstar

Jamie Woon – Making Time

Kano – Made In The Manor

Laura Mvula – The Dreaming Room

Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate

Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool

Savages – Adore Life

Skepta – Konnichiwa

The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It

The Comet Is Coming – Channel The Spirits

Public voting  is open at, and the winner will be announced on September 15th.

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  1. Interesting timing since there’s still a lot of 2016 left to go. I dig the Radiohead album and really like what I’ve heard so far from the 1975’s latest release, it’s pretty good!
    Couple of bands listed here that I haven’t heard of, and will definitely check out.

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