Wolf Alice pick up the 2018 Hyundai Mercury Prize
Wolf Alice have picked up the 2018 Hyundai Mercury Prize with their sophomore album 'Visions of a Life'. Flying the flag for Britrock, Wolf Alice haven't been phased by second album syndrome. Also winning the prize on their second nomination, Wolf Alice will be likely contenders to rise up billings in the coming year as the UK festival market scours for a desperately needed Main Stage powerhouse.
The Hyundai Mercury Prize promotes the best of UK music and the artists who produce it. This is done through the celebration of the 12 ‘Albums of the Year’, recognising artistic achievement across a range of contemporary music genres.
Check out the full nominees' list below:
Arctic Monkeys – ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’
Everything Everything – ‘A Fever Dream’
Everything is Recorded – ‘Everything is Recorded’
Florence + The Machine – ‘High as Hope’
Jorja Smith – ‘Lost & Found’
King Krule – ‘The Ooz’
Lily Allen – ‘No Shame’
Nadine Shah – ‘Holiday Destination’
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘Who Built the Moon?’
Novelist – ‘Novelist Guy’
Sons of Kemet – ‘Your Queen is a Reptile’
Wolf Alice – ‘Visions of a Life’