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Entries open for 2018 Mercury Prize

By | Published on Tuesday 1 May 2018

Mercury Prize

As entries for the 2018 Mercury Prize open, organisers have announced that this year’s ceremony will take place at the Hammersmith Apollo on 20 Sep.

Hyundai returns as the event’s sponsor for the third year, and the BBC will again provide all the TV and radio coverage you could possibly want. Assuming you want “some”.

But what are awards without nominees? Nothing, that’s what. It’d just be a load of people gathering in a room, eating dinner and drinking. Can’t see that catching on. The good news is, entries for this year’s Mercury are now open.

Albums by British or Irish artists released between 22 Jul 2017 and 20 Jul 2018 are eligible. Submissions close on 25 May. Email for more details.