Latest Odds on Tonight’s Mercury Music Prize

Tonight’s the night when a jury declares one of ten albums to be the best release in all of Britain with the 2011 Mercury Prize.  With the ceremony just hours away, let’s get updated on the latest odds, shall we?  

The numbers in brackets are the odds as of yesterday.

PJ Havery/Let England Shake:  6/4 (6/4)

James Blake/James Blake:  5/1 (5/1)

Adele/21:  6/1 (6/1)

Anna Calvi/Anna Calvi:  7/1 (7/1)

Metronomy/The English Riviera:  7/1 (7/1)

Ghostpoet/Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy Jam:  8/1 (8/1)

Everything Everything/Man Alive:  16/1 (10/1)

King Creosote & Jon Hopkins/Diamond Mine:  10/1 (20/1)

Katy B/On a Mission:  20/1 (16/1)

Elbow/Build a Rocket Boys: 33/1 (33/1)

Tinie Tempah/Disc-Overy:  40/1 (40/1)

Gwilym Simcock/Good Days at Schloss Elmau:  50/1 (50/1)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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