Mercury Prize Confirm Entry Period


We are pleased to confirm the key dates for the 2015 Mercury Prize entries period. Record labels will be able to submit entries online through the Mercury Prize Entries Website between Thursday 9 July and Friday 31 July 2015.

More information regarding registration and the entry process as a whole will be sent out on by Mercury Prize on Thursday 2 July. Labels interested in receiving this registration information can join the Prize’s mailing list at:

Items and information that is asked for as part of the entries process:
• Album and Artist / Band name
• UK physical release date
• Artist / Band management contact details
• PR contact details – tv, press, online + radio
• Product Manager contact details
• Artist / Band website contact details
• Artist / Band website URL
• Artist / Band photo (high res JPEG – no bigger than 3MB)
• Artist / Band biography (PDF or Word Doc – no bigger than 1MB)
• Digital Album (ZIP – compressed folder of mp3 / AAC tracks – no bigger than 100MB)
• Album cover artwork / Packshot (high res TIFF / JPEG / PDF – no bigger than 30 MB)
• Credit / Debit card for payment of entry fee of £170 + VAT (£204)
• 5 CD copies of the album

Albums by British and Irish artists released between Tuesday 9 September 2014 and Friday 25 September 2015 (inclusive) will be eligible for entry. The dates of both the shortlist and winner announcements will be sent out in due course.