Nominees for the 2014 Mercury Prize

Lindsay Hood

By Lindsay Hood

on 09.10.14 in News

Nominations for the 2014 Mercury Prize were announced this afternoon. The ceremony is set to take place on October 29. The winner of last year’s prize was James Blake and the year before in 2012, alt-J took the honor home.

If you’re unfamiliar, get acquainted with a few of the nominees:

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All of the 2014 Mercury Prize nominees are listed below.

2014 Mercury Prize Nominations:

FKA Twigs – LP1

Young Fathers – Dead

East India Youth – Total Strife Forever

Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long, See You Tomorrow

Anna Calvi – One Breath

GoGo Penguin – v2.0

Nick Mulvey – First Mind

Jungle – Jungle

Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots

Polar Bear – In Each and Every One

Kate Tempest – Everybody Down

Royal Blood – Royal Blood