'It's big!': 2018 Mercury nominees on the award's impact

Ben Homewood

This week, the 27th winner of the Mercury Prize will be announced. But what does recognition from the judges really mean for the artists shortlisted, and how does the industry view the award? Music Week quizzes four of this year’s chosen 12 to find out…

Visions Of A Life (Dirty Hit)
Peak Chart Position: No.2
SALES: 57,214 (OCC)

A second consecutive Mercury nod for a rock band pushing boundaries…

founder, East City Management:

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