The Mercury Prize with FREE NOW announces 2022 dates

The Mercury Prize has confirmed its return for 2022, with new headline sponsor, FREE NOW the leading mobility services provider.
The shortlist of the twelve ‘Albums of the Year’ will be announced on Tuesday, 26 July 2022. 
The 2022 Awards Show will be held at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith on Thursday, 8 September 2022. The event will feature live performances from many of the twelve shortlisted artists, and the evening will culminate in the announcement of the overall winner of the 2022 Mercury Prize for Album of the Year.
The Prize’s broadcast partner BBC Music will be providing television and radio coverage of the event.
The Mercury Prize recognises the best new British & Irish music, celebrating artistic achievement across an eclectic range of contemporary music genres.
FREE NOW, Europe’s number 1 Mobility Super App, with the largest vehicle choice for consumers across Europe, is the new headline sponsor of the Mercury Prize, a deal brokered by big group. 
As part of its ongoing commitment to support UK recorded music, renowned British audio brand, Bowers & Wilkins, will continue as the official audio partner of the Mercury Prize.
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