Next week the Mercury Music Prize will be aired on Channel 4 for the first time ever.

Hosted by - who else? - Lauren Laverne and Nick Grimshaw, the awards will take place on Wednesday 30th October, with a 45 minute programme showing on More4 from 9:30pm and the winner will be announced on Channel 4 at 10pm.

The following day (October 31st), the full event will be broadcast on Channel 4 from 11pm.

This year's shortlisted artists are:

  • Arctic Monkeys - AM
  • David Bowie - The Next Day
  • Disclosure - Settle
  • Foals - Holy Fire
  • Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg
  • James Blake - Overgrown
  • Jon Hopkins - Immunity
  • Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle
  • Laura Mvula – Sing to the Moon
  • Rudimental - Home
  • Savages - Silence Yourself
  • Villagers - Awayland
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