A huge congratulations to Ed Sheeran and Stormzy on their 2017 Mercury Prize nominations.


Ed Sheeran has picked up his first nomination for the Mercury Prize, recognising the overwhelming success of his third album ÷ (Divide). The album features four songs co-written with Sheeran’s long-term collaborator Amy Wadge [BDi Music]. Songs written include, ‘Galway Girl’, ‘Barcelona’, ‘Nancy Mulligan’ and ‘Save Myself’. Get Divide now on iTunes.


Stormzy’s nomination comes after the massive success of his No.1 debut album ‘Gang Signs & Prayers’. The album features ‘Shut Up’ [Obi Ikenga — Raggamuffin Music Ltd], ‘Blinded By Your Grave Part 1′ and ‘Don’t Cry For Me’ [Varren Wade — Razor and Tie] and is released via #Merky Records. Get your copy now on iTunes.


The Hyundai Mercury Prize Awards Show will take place at Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith on Thursday, September 14. Many of the nominated acts are expected to perform on the night. For more information and to view all shortlisted artists, click here

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