Mercury Prize 2022 Shortlist Revealed

Jesse Williams

By Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams

26 Jul 2022

The Mercury Prize 2022 shortlist has been revealed!

12 albums have been shortlisted for the Album Of The Year award, which exclusively celebrates UK talent.

This year’s nominees makes for fierce competition with acts such as Little Simz, Kojey Radical and Joy Crookes, Sam Fender battling it out.

Harry Styles also secured his first Mercury Prize nomination with his third solo album, ‘Harry’s House,’ which topped U.K. album charts for six weeks.

The awards show will take place on September 8th in London with live performances from many of the shortlisted acts.

Check out the full list of nominees below!

Full Shortlist For 2022 Mercury Prize Albums Of The Year:

  • Fergus McCreadie – Forest Floor
  • GwennoTresor
  • Harry Styles – Harry’s House
  • Jessie Buckley & Bernard Butler – For All Our Days That Tear The Heart
  • Joy Crookes – Skin
  • Kojey Radical – Reason To Smile
  • Little Simz – Sometimes I Might Be Introvert
  • Nova Twins – Supernova
  • Sam Fender – Seventeen Going Under
  • Self Esteem – Prioritise Pleasure
  • Wet Leg – Wet Leg
  • Yard Act – The Overload