Ed Sheeran has been nominated for the Mercury Prize, the organisers of the music award said on Thursday, putting the global singing star in competition with much less well-known names.
Sheeran's latest album, "Divide", topped charts in the United States and Britain earlier this year.
"Every album here could be a victor", said Rupert Adams of William Hill, highlighting the closeness of the odds between the 12 shortlisted artists.
Sampha, Blossoms, Kate Tempest, J Hus, Loyle Carner and Alt-J have also been nominated for the prestigious annual prize, which recognises the best album from the United Kingdom and Ireland over the a year ago.
Both The xx and Alt-J have previously been awarded the prize in 2010 and 2012 respectively.
Court orders Baby Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice to die
Francis said Charlie's mother and father now accept that the only options for their son "are the hospital or the hospice ". Earlier this week Charlie's parents ended their legal fight to take him to the United States for experimental treatment .
Right time to launch women's IPL: Mithali Raj
But as the runners-up in the World Cup it's important that we need to again start grooming players for the next edition. England completed a stunning fightback at Lord's to win the Women's World Cup with a nine-run victory over India .
The list also include former winners Alt-J for "Relaxer" and The xx for their third album "I see you" and the indie guitar pop band Blossoms with their eponymous album.
The Mercury judging panel is made up of 12 industry figures, including musicians Marcus Mumford, Jessie Ware, Lianne La Havas and Jamie Cullum.
Last year, the grime star and frequent Drake collaborator Skepta won the Mercury Prize for Konnichiwa.
The judges said: "This year's Hyundai Mercury Prize shortlist celebrates the remarkable power of British music".
This year's victor will be announced at a September 14 show in London.
The Himachal Pradesh government has also offered the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) to wicket-keeper Sushma Verma. However a lot of members from the various state units feel that the girls deserve to be paid more for their brilliant effort.
Addressing the gathering, Pradhan said, "The JNU has set an example in the country for its respect for the Indian Army ". Other dignitaries who were present included Supreme Court Advocate Monika Arora and cricketer Gautam Gambhir.
Suni was a regular visitor at shooting locations and a photo showing Dileep standing with Suni can not be proof for conspiracy. The defence argued that the arrest and the denial of bail are only meant to humiliate the actor and ruin his career.
Also picking up nominations at the VMAs were Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj for " Best Choreography " for their hit Side To Side . However, she was snubbed in the Video Of The Year and Artist Of The Year categories, while The Weeknd was shortlisted for both.
When asked about the possibility of moving Charlie to a hospice he told the judge that was "the next best option" for the family. Here, as throughout the case, there remain two aspects to be balanced: Charlie's best interests and his parents' needs.
The newspaper reports that other automakers are also developing solid-state batteries for next-generation electric cars. How quickly the new EVs will catch on would also depend largely on battery costs.
India has been providing security to this territory, supposedly on behalf of Bhutan, triggering the escalation of tensions. China still maintains that there won't be any meaningful dialogue unless Indian troops "withdraw unconditionally".
Ending updates to certain tools is an effective way to get users to upgrade, funneling users into current product offerings. Paint may be standard when it comes to quick, simple sketches, but it has been far outpaced by other options.
And if the league decides Elliott violated it's personal conduct policy in some way, a short suspension could be his punishment. Linebacker Damien Wilson was arrested July 4 on charges of assault with a deadly weapon.
On Tuesday, he said that Sessions should get tougher on the leaks coming from the intelligence community. President Donald Trump isn't letting up on his Twitter criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions .
Green does not seem too anxious about the lawsuit, however, telling ESPN that he is confident things will be resolved soon. Green reached a plea deal in that case and avoided jail time just in time to participate in the Rio Olympics last summer.
Microsoft to reward up to $250000 bounty to bug finders
Interested users can find out more information on the official page and read over the rules of the Windows Bounty Program . The Mitigation Bypass and Bounty program's highest reward of $200,000, but there you can exclusively target Windows 10.
25 found dead as toll from Indian floods nears 120
The MeT Centre here predicted that heavy to very heavy rain would occur at several places in Gujarat during the next two days. 10,300 people have been evacuated from Banaskantha , 9790 from Patan district and another 950 people from Morbi district.
At least five hurt in Swiss chainsaw attack
Wrousis appeared to have been targeting employees of CSS Insurance who were working in the company's office in Schaffhausen. The authorities said that they were still investigating the motivation for the attack, but that Mr.