The 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize Awards Show will feature live performances
from many of the shortlisted artists including Alt-j, Blossoms, Dinosaur,
Glass Animals, J Hus, Kate Tempest, Loyle Carner, Sampha, Stormzy, The Big
Moon and The xx.

The live show will take place on 14 September 2017 at the Eventim Apollo,
Hammersmith and tickets are now available to watch an incredible line up of
artists who have produced the albums of the year.

As one of the most prestigious prizes in music, the night will see some of
the most exciting artists of the last year play live at the Awards Show.
The evening will culminate in the announcement of the overall winner of the
2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize for ‘Album of the Year’.

The Hyundai Mercury Prize ‘Albums of the Year’ celebrate and promote the
best of UK music, recognising artistic achievement across an eclectic range
of contemporary music genres.



The Prize’s broadcast partner, BBC Music, will be providing live television
and radio coverage of the event on BBC Four and BBC Radio 6 Music. The BBC
Four show starting at 9pm will be featuring performances from the artists
on the night, building up to moment the winner is announced live. Ahead of
this, BBC Two will broadcast a 30-minute documentary previewing the
shortlisted artists for the 2017 Prize, speaking to artists from the
vanguard of grime, performance poetry and guitar rock, as well as past
Mercury winners shortlisted again this year for the prestigious prize. BBC
Radio 6 Music will also be broadcasting live on the night, building up to
the moment the winner is announced and interviewing the recipient.

Hyundai Motor is very proud to support innovation in British music and will
celebrate all the shortlisted artists as we build up to this year’s awards
show.

The Prize’s digital music partner, Apple Music, will be promoting the
Mercury Prize from the shortlist announcement through to the Awards Show in
September. Apple Music will also help music fans discover new music with
dedicated playlists featuring the shortlisted artists, albums and more.

The majority of the artists shortlisted have confirmed to perform one track
from their shortlisted album.

The 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize Albums of the Year:

alt-j Relaxer
Blossoms Blossoms
Dinosaur Together, As One
Ed Sheeran Divide
Glass Animals How to be a Human Being
J Hus Common Sense
Kate Tempest Let Them 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