'Common Sense' by J Hus nominated for the Mercury Prize 2017

'Common Sense' by J Hus has been nominated for the Mercury Prize 2017.  

The debut album from J Hus, ‘Common Sense’ features the Gold-certified hit single ‘Did You See’. Production for the entire album came from Hus and long-term collaborator JAE5, with additional production on selected tracks by Tiggs, Show & Prove, The Compozers, Mark Crown, TSB and iO.  

The Hyundai Mercury Prize ‘Albums of the Year’ celebrate and promote the best of UK music, recognising artistic achievement across a range of contemporary music genres.  

The judges said, “This year’s Hyundai Mercury Prize shortlist celebrates the remarkable power of British music. What these artists have in common is an infectious pleasure in music making and an arresting sense of urgency about the music they make. They delight in exploring musical possibilities and refusing to be pinned down by genre conventions.”  

The 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize Awards Show will take place on September 14th at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith.