Nationwide Mercury Prize Shortlist
The Nationwide Mercury Prize Shortlist has been announced. Awarded to the British or Irish artist for the year's best album, last year's award went to a Klaxons for Myths of the Near Future. The 2008 winner will be announced at a ceremony in London on September 9.
The 2008 Shortlist
Adele - 19
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British Sea Power - Do You Like Rock Music?
Burial - Untrue
Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid
Estelle - Shine
The Last Shadow Puppets - The Age of the Understatement
Laura Marling - Alas I Cannot Swim
Neon Neon - Stainless Style
Portico Quartet - Knee-Deep in the North Sea
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - Raising Sand
Radiohead - In Rainbows
Rachel Unthank & the Winterset - The Bairns