The nominations for the 2011 Mercury Prize have been announced and this year, they were broadcast live on Facebook for the first time ever.
Host Lauren Laverne revealed the 12 acts on this years shortlist today, with Adele and Tinie Tempah both in the running for their albums, 21 and Disc-overy.
Adele – 21
Anna Calvi – Anna Calvi
Elbow – Build A Rocket Boys!
Everything Everything – Man Alive
Ghostpoet – Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy Jam
Gwilym Simcock – Good Days At Schloss Elmau
James Blake – James Blake
Katy B – On A Mission
King Creosote & Jon Hopkins – Diamond Mine
Metronomy – The English Riviera
PJ Harvey – Let England Shake
Tinie Tempah – Disc-Overy