Mercury Prize 2022: How to watch the music awards night on TV

The likes of Harry Styles and Sam Fender have been nominated for the Mercury Prize

The Mercury Prize will celebrate its 30th anniversary at the Eventim Apollo in London.

There are 12 artists vying for this year’s prize and the overall winner of the competition will win a total of £25,000.

Here we take a look at all the nominees for the 2022 Mercury Prize and how you can watch the awards show.

Harry Styles is one of the nominees for the Mercury Prize (Getty Images)

When is the Mercury Prize 2022 award ceremony?

The 2022 Mercury Prize awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 8.

It will feature a performance from all 12 shortlisted acts and the event will conclude with the announcement of the overall winner.

What time will the Mercury Prize awards ceremony take place?

The Prix Mercure 2022 ceremony will begin at 9 p.m.

The event will be hosted by Lauren Laverne. The jury will include musicians Anna Calvi, Annie MacManus, Hazel Wilde, Loyle Carner, Jamie Callum, Jamz Supernova, Jeff Smith, Lea Stonhill, Loyle Carner, Phil Alexander, Tshepo Mokoena and Will Hodgkinson.

How to watch the Mercury Prize 2022 on TV

The 2022 Mercury Prize airs tonight at 9pm on BBC Four.

The ceremony will last 1h15 and will be televised until 22h15. It will also be available to stream on the BBC iPlayer shortly after the show ends.

Who will perform at the Mercury Prize 2022?

There were 12 artists nominated for this year’s awards ceremony and each artist will perform a track from their shortlisted album at the Eventim Apollo.

Harry Styles will miss the awards ceremony as he is currently performing in the United States as part of his Love on Tour. A live filmed performance will be broadcast instead.

Here is a list of all Mercury Prize performers in 2022:

  • Fergus McCreadie – Forest Floor
  • Gwenno – Treasure
  • Harry Styles – Harry’s House
  • Jessie Buckley & Bernard Butler – For All Our Heartbreaking Days
  • Joy Crookes – Skin
  • Kojey Radical – Reason to Smile
  • Little Simz – Sometimes I might be introverted
  • Nova Twins – Supernova
  • Sam Fender – Seventeen Going Under
  • Self-esteem – Prioritizing pleasure
  • Wet leg – Wet leg
  • Yard Act – The Overload

Who is the favorite to win the Mercury Prize?

Self-Esteem is the bookmakers’ favorite to win this year’s Mercury Prize at odds of 2/1.

Little Simz is the second favorite for this year’s award with odds of 5/2. Here are the odds for this year’s Mercury Prize according to Sky Bet.

  • Self-esteem 2/1
  • Small Simz 5/2
  • Wet leg 10/3
  • Sam Fender 10/1
  • Law on building sites 11/1
  • Gwenno12/1
  • Radical Kojey 12/1
  • Jessie Buckley and Bernard Butler 14/1
  • Joy Crookes 14/1
  • Harry Styles 18/1
  • Nova Twins 18/1
  • Fergus McCreadie 40/1