Ahead of thisyear’s Hyundai Mercury Prize ceremony on Thursday (September 20), Music Week has taken a look at the impact a place among the 12-strong shortlist has had on this year’s albums.
Our research studied nominated artists’ performance in a variety of different areas since the shortlist was announced in July, up until the end of chart week 36.
That revealed the sales bounce, so far, has been modest, although a nomination may have helped the just-eligible June releases of ...
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