Mercury Prize 2019 shortlist announced – The 1975, Foals, slowthai and more

Mercury Prize 2019 shortlist announced – The 1975, Foals, slowthai and more

The shortlist for this year's Mercury Prize has been announced. 

The Mercury Prize is a prestigious award that honours the best British album of the last 12 months, as chosen by a panel of British music critics and industry professionals, this year including Stormzy, Jorja Smith, and Annie Mac

Past winners include Wolf Alice, Sampha, Skepta, Young Fathers, The xx, James Blake, and alt-J. Check out this year's shortlist nominees below. 

Mercury Prize 2019 Shortlist:

Anna Calvi - Hunter
Black Midi - Schlagenheim
Cate Le Bon - Reward
Dave - Psychodrama
Foals - Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part 1
Fontaines D.C. - Dogrel
IDLES - Joy as an Act of Resistance
Little Simz - Grey Area
NAO - Saturn
SEED Ensemble - Driftglass
slowthai - Nothing Great About Britain
The 1975 - A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships