The 2018 Hyundai Mercury Prize awards show has been confirmed to return to Hammersmith's Eventim Apollo on Thursday, September 20.
Albums by British or Irish artists released between Saturday, July 22 and Friday, July 20 are eligible for entry, and submissions must be received by May 25.
The 12 albums shortlisted for the honour will be revealed at the Albums Of The Year launch event on Thursday, July 26.
Record labels wishing to submit albums can email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive more information.
Sampha won the 2017 Mercury Prize for his debut album Process. Relive the highlights from last year's ceremony here. Previous winners have included Skepta, PJ Harvey, The xx, Dizzee Rascal and Arctic Monkeys.