The Award, won last year by Paul Weller's Wake Up The Nation, is intended to reward the best album over the last 12 months.
The magazine has drawn up a shortlist of eight albums and a panel, led by editor Allan Jones, will decide the eventual winner. Last year's panel included Wild Beasts front man Hayden Thorpe, broadcaster Bob Harris and BPI chairman Tony Wadsworth.
The winner will be announced in the new issue of Uncut, which hits UK newsstands ...
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