Jungle and Royal Blood Reign in Mercury Prize Nods

Yesterday, Britain’s top musical honor, the Mercury Prize Award, revealed its 2014 nominees. The panel of 12 “critics, DJs, musicians and other industry figures” included Ones To Watch electro-funk band Jungle on their shortlist, with other nominees including rock duo Royal Blood and mesmerizing singer FKA Twigs. The rewards is 20,000 pounds and the honor that comes from sharing a title with former winners including James Blake and alt-J. Cheers to a great Ones To Watch showing.