The 12-strong shortlist was announced today (20JUL04) and features artists representing a diverse range of genres.
Other artists to receive nominations include dance stars Basement Jaxx for their album KISH KASH, Jazz singer Amy Winehouse for her debut record FRANK and Scottish duo BELLE + SebastiAn for DEAR CATASTROPHE WAITRESS.
The winner will be announced at a prestigious ceremony on 7 September (04).
The full list of nominees is:
BASEMENT JAXX - KISH KASH
BELLE + SEBASTIAN - DEAR CATASTROPHE WAITRESS
FRANZ FERDINAND - FRANZ FERDINAND
JAMELIA - THANK YOU
KEANE - HOPES AND FEARS
SNOW PATROL - FINAL STRAW
JOSS STONE - THE SOUL SESSIONS
THE STREETS - A GRAND DON'T COME FOR FREE
TY - UPWARDS
AMY WINEHOUSE - FRANK
ROBERT WYATT - CUCKOOLAND
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