The 2023 Mercury Prize with FREENOW has announced its dates for 2023.

The shortlist of the twelve 2023 Mercury Prize with FREENOW ‘Albums of the Year’ will be announced on Thursday, 27 July 2023. 

The 2023 Mercury Prize with FREENOW Awards Show will be held at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith on Thursday, 7 September 2023.

The Mercury Prize recognises the best new British & Irish music, celebrating artistic achievement across an eclectic range of contemporary music genres.

The Awards Show will celebrate the twelve shortlisted artists and their albums – and the evening will culminate in the announcement of the overall winner of the 2023 Mercury Prize with FREENOW for Album of the Year. The Prize’s broadcast partner BBC Music will be providing coverage of the event.

FREENOW, the Mobility Super App, with the largest vehicle choice for consumers across Europe, returns as the headline sponsor of the 2023 Mercury Prize. The sponsorship is part of a multi-year commitment from FREENOW to support British music.