Dua Lipa and Stormzy have a chance to win the Mercury Prize, the award given to the British artist who made the best album of the past year. Michael Kiwanuka and Charli XCX have also been nominated for the prestigious music award.
Other nominees include Anna Meredith, Georgia, Kano, Lanterns on the Lake, Laura Marling, Moses Boyd, Porridge Radio and Sports Team. The award has been presented annually since 1992 and for the first time more female than male artists have been nominated.
Dua Lipa has a chance with her most recent album Future Nostalgia , which included the hits Break The Rules and Physical . Rapper Stormzy has been nominated with Heavy Is The Head . With that, he is nominated for the second time for the Mercury Prize.
The Mercury Prize has an amount of £ 25,000 (more than 27,000 euros) attached to it.
The winner will be announced in London on September 10. It is not yet clear whether this will take place online due to the corona measures in force at that time.