The panel of judges for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize have been named.
Twelves albums from artists such as Plan B, Alt-J, Richard Hawley, Jessie Ware and Ben Howard have made ths shortlist for the award.
The Mercury Music Prize 2012 will be revealed on November 1 in London.
The judges for this year's Prize are below.
Anna Calvi (Nominated artist in 2011)
David Smyth (Evening Standard)
David Wilkinson (Mercury Prize)
Elisa Bray (critic, The Independent)
George Ergatoudis (Head of Music, Radio 1 and 1Xtra)
James Curran (Head of Music, Absolute Radio)
Jeff Smith (Head of Music, Radio 2)
John Kennedy (Presenter, Xfm)
Jude Rogers (Freelance critic)
Mike Flynn (Assistant editor, Jazzwise)
Simon Frith (Mercury Prize)
The full list of nominated albums are:
Alt-J An Awesome Wave
Ben Howard Every Kingdom
Django Django Django Django
Field Music Plumb
Jessie Ware Devotion
Lianne La Havas Is Your Love Big Enough?
Michael Kiwanuka Home Again
Plan B Ill Manors
Richard Hawley Standing at the Sky’s Edge
Roller Trio Roller Trio
Sam Lee Ground of its Own
The Maccabees Given to the Wild