FKA Twigs tops Mercury Prize odds

Nominations for this year's Mercury Music Prize were announced last night (10th September), and it seems like FKA Twigs is already the bookies favourite to win the award.

The singer/producer's debut album 'LP1' is sitting pretty at the top of the Ladbrokes odds with 5/2 on, with Kate Tempest's 'Everybody Down' on 7/2, and the biggest selling album on the list, Royal Blood's self titled debut, is sitting at 4/1 so far.

Although the Mercury Prize is not best known for giving in to bookmaker's expectations, even this year's rank outsiders Polar Bear, GoGo Penguin and Nick Mulvey are still all at a respectable 20/1 on.

Visit http://www.mercuryprize.com to see and hear all of this year's nominations and see below for the full list of bookie's odds for all albums.

FKA Twigs - 'LP1' 5/2
Kate Tempest - 'Everybody Down' 7/2
Royal Blood - 'Royal Blood' 4/1
Jungle - 'Jungle' 7/1
East India Youth - 'Total Strife Forever' 8/1
Damon Albarn - 'Everyday Robots' 12/1
Young Fathers - 'Dead' 16/1
Bombay Bicycle Club - 'So Long, See You Tomorrow' 16/1
Anna Calvi - 'One Breath' 16/1
Polar Bear - 'In Each And Every One' 20/1
GoGo Penguin - 'v2.0' 20/1
Nick Mulvey - 'First Mind' 20/1

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