July 20, 2011 18:19
Metronomy currently leading NME's Mercury Prize poll
'The English Riviera' is battering the competition so far
Metronomy are currently streets ahead in NME's poll to find who should win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize for 2011.
The band's third album 'The English Riviera' is currently averaging 8.36 from user votes, way ahead of James Blake, who is second with an average score of 4.33.
PJ Harvey is presently in third place with 4.21, while Everything Everything and Elbow are positioned fourth and fifth, with 4.15 and 3.96 respectively.
Surprise nomination Gwilym Simcock is bringing up the rear, with an average score of 2.29, but Katy B and Tinie Tempah aren't faring much better. The 'On A Mission' singer has a measly 2.73 average score, while the rapper's 'Disc-Overy' is ranked at just 2.54 thus far.
Agree? Disagree? Cast your votes here for who you think should take home the £20,000 cheque.
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