1. ITV Report

Birmingham singer Laura Mvula nominated for Mercury Prize

Birmingham singer-songwriter Laura Mvula is among the 12 artists to be shortlisted for this year's Mercury Music Prize.

The 30-year-old also performed at Glastonbury Festival in June. Credit: PA

The album The Dreaming Room was released in June and features the single Overcome featuring Nile Rodgers.

It follows her debut LP Sing to the Moon which was shortlisted three years ago.

The shortlist in full:

  • Anohni - 'Hopelessness'
  • Bat For Lashes - 'The Bride'
  • David Bowie - 'Blackstar' Jamie Woon - 'Making Time'
  • Kano - 'Made in the Manor'
  • Laura Mvula - 'The Dreaming Room'
  • Michael Kiwanuka - 'Love & Hate'
  • Radiohead - 'A Moon Shaped Pool'
  • Savages - 'Adore Life'
  • Skepta - 'Konnichiwa'
  • The 1975 - 'I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it'
  • The Comet Is Coming - 'Channel the Spirits'