Kano, Charli XCX, Dua Lipa and Stormzy nominated for Mercury Prize Award

Kano © Anthony Yates

The Mercury Prize nominees for Albums of the Year have been revealed.

Former Crack Magazine cover star Kano is shortlisted for his 2019 LP Hoodies All Summer. Charli XCX appears on the list for her quarantine album how i’m feeling now, alongside superstar Dua Lipa, rapper Stormzy, jazz stalwart Moses Boyd and composer Anna Meredith.

The shortlist was selected by the award’s judges. This year’s panel includes Anna Calvi, Jorja Smith, Annie Mac and more. The ceremony will take place at Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, on 10 September.

Check out the full list of nominees below, and watch our Charli XCX documentary here.

Anna Meredith – FIBS
Charli XCX – how i’m feeling now
Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia
Georgia – Seeking Thrills
Kano – Hoodies All Summer
Lanterns on the Lake – Spook the Herd
Laura Marling – Song for Our Daughter
Michael Kiwanuka – KIWANUKA
Moses Boyd – Dark Matter
Porridge Radio – Every Bad
Sports Team – Deep Down Happy
Stormzy – Heavy Is the Head