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Music / July 22, 2021

Arlo Parks, Berwyn, Ghetts and more shortlisted for Mercury Prize 2021

Berwyn by Frank Fieber
Music / July 22, 2021

Arlo Parks, Berwyn, Ghetts and more shortlisted for Mercury Prize 2021

Words: Dylan Murphy

The twelves acts that made the shortlist have been revealed.

The shortlisted acts for the 2021 edition of the converted Mercury Prize have been announced. The ceremony will take place on September 9 following the deliberation of a panels of industry heads and experts.

Last year, Michael Kiwanuka took home top honours with his album KIWANUKA.

The full short list is as follows:

Arlo Parks – Collapsed In Sunbeams
Berwyn – Demotape / VEGA
Black Country, New Road – For the first time
Celeste – Not Your Muse
Floating Points – Promises
Ghetts – Conflict Of Interest
Hannah Peel – Fir Wave
Laura Mvula – Pink Noise
Nubya Garcia – Source
Sault – Untitled (Rise)
Wolf Alice – Blue Weekend

Read our interview with Arlo Parks here.

Read our interview with Celeste here.

Elsewhere on District: 10 essential Rejjie Snow tracks.