Mercury Prize shortlist announced
Nominees for the top music award include Corinne Bailey Rae, the xx and Dizzee Rascal.
The shortlist for the 2010 Mercury Prize has been announced. According to a panel of judges drawn from across the music industry, the top 12 albums of the past year are:
Paul Weller, Wake Up the Nation
Mumford and Sons, Sigh No More
Corinne Bailey Rae, The Sea
Villagers, Becoming a Jackal
Biffy Clyro, Only Revolutions
Wild Beasts, Two Dancers
Kit Downes Trio, Golden
Laura Marling, I Speak Because I Can
Dizzee Rascal, Tongue N' Cheek
Foals, Total Life Forever
I Am Kloot, Sky At Night
The xx, xx
The overall winner will be announced at an awards show in September. But which albums have they missed? Tell us in the comment thread below.