The shortlist for the Welsh Music Prize has now been announced, with 405 favourites Islet and Future of the Left making the cut.

The shortlist - which was voted on by a jury of Welsh music industry experts, journalists, bloggers and DJs - is as follows:

  • Bright Light Bright Light - Make Me Believe in Hope
  • Cate Le Bon - CYRK
  • Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog - Draw Dros Y Mynydd
  • Exit_International - Black Junk
  • Future of the Left - The Plot Against Common Sense
  • Huw M. - Gathering Dusk
  • Islet - Illuminated People
  • Jodie Marie - Mountain Echo
  • Kids in Glass Houses - In Gold Blood
  • Kutosis - Fanatical Love
  • Los Campesinos! - Hello Sadness
  • Truckers of Husk - Accelerated Learning

A concert is set to take place on October 17th at the Coal Exchange celebrating the artists on the shortlist, and the winner will be announced the following day. For more information head to