The nominees for the 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize, an award for the best UK or Irish album of the past year as voted on by a panel of judges, have been announced. Here's the list:

Alt-J - Relaxer
Blossoms - Blossoms
Dinosaur - Together, As One
Ed Sheeran - ÷
Glass Animals - How To Be A Human Being
J Hus - Common Sense
Kate Tempest - Let The Eat Chaos
Loyle Carner - Yesterday's Gone
Sampha - Process
Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer
The Big Moon - Love In The 4th Dimension
The xx - I See You

The winner will be revealed at the awards ceremony, which takes place on September 14 (tickets).

Last year's winner was Skepta.

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