Up for the "album of the year" award are the following:
Athlete - 'Vehicles & Animals'
Floetry - 'Floetic'
Soweto Kinch - 'Coversations With The Unseen'
Martina Topley-Bird - 'Quixotic'
The Thrills - 'So Much For The City'
Eliza Carthy - 'Anglicana'
Dizzee Rascal - 'Boy In Da Corner'
Lemon Jelly - 'Lost Horizons'
The Darkness - 'Permission To Land'
Terri Walker - 'Untitled'
Radiohead - 'Hail To The Thief'
Coldplay - 'A Rush Of Blood To The Head'
Will it go to one of the big boys, or will it go to Soweto Kinch? Whoever that is.
The awards ceremony takes place on Sep 9th. Last year the award went to Ms. Dynamite.
More info at mercurymusicprize.com