Mercury Music Prize Nominations
All the team at Communion are very proud to congratulate Ben Howard and Michael Kiwanuka on their Mercury Music Prize nominations!
Communion co-founder Ben Lovett says “Both Michael and Ben stand as pillars of our roster here at Communion. Representing quality songwriting first and foremost, something we believe in so strongly and have been championing for 7 years now. Our warmest congratulations go out to them for both fantastic albums – Every Kingdom and Home Again.”
Kev Jones says “We’re super happy that Ben and Michael have been nominated for the Mercury music prize, from Ben Howard’s first Communion show at Notting Hill Arts Club and our first Michael Kiwanuka single release, to see how far they have come and how much hard work these artists have put in, is extremely rewarding.”
The shortlist is here.
You can see Michael and Ben performing “Over the Hill” for Communion in Austin, Texas earlier this year with The Staves and Ben Lovett.
Ben Howard – Every Kingdom
Michael Kiwanuka – Home Again
The Maccabees – Given To The Wild
Jessie Ware – Devotion
Roller Trio – Roller Trio
Django Django – Django Django
Field Music – Plumb
Richard Hawley – Standing At The Sky’s Edge
Sam Lee – Ground Of Its Own
Lianne La Havas – Is Your Love Big Enough?
Alt -J – An Awesome Wave
Plan B – Ill Manors