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Manic Street Preachers, Gruff Rhys, Future Of The Left up for Welsh Music Prize
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Manic Street Preachers, Gruff Rhys, Future Of The Left up for Welsh Music Prize

Manic Street Preachers, Gruff Rhys and Future Of The Left are among the nominees for this year's Welsh Music Prize.

Created by BBC Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens and music promoter John Rostron, the prize champions and celebrates the best original music from Wales.

The award is given to the album that a panel of judges decides is the best to have been produced by a Welsh artist over the last year. 

Also nominated are the likes of Joanna Gruesome, Cate Le Bon, Samoans, Slowly Rolling Camera, The Gentle Good, The People The Poet, Euros Child, Gulp and 9 Bach. 

Two of the nominees, Gruff Rhys and Future Of The Left, have been awarded the prize in the past years. Last year, singer-songwriter Georgia Ruth took home the prize for her debut album Week of Pines.

The prize will be given out in a ceremony on November 27th. You can find more information about the prize here. 

 

The full shortlist for the Welsh Music Prize is as follows:

9 Bach  - Tincian
Cate Le Bon – Mug Museum
Euros Childs – Situation Comedy
Future of the Left – How To Stop Your Brain In An Accident
Gruff Rhys – American Interior
Gulp – Season Sun
Joanna Gruesome - Weird Sister
Manic Street Preachers – Futurology
Samoans – Rescue
Slowly Rolling Camera – Slowly Rolling Camera
The Gentle Good - Y Bardd Anfarwol
The People The Poet – The Narrator

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