David Bowie Is Early Favorite To Win Next Mercury Music Prize

According to London's bookies, David Bowie, who released his latest album The Next Day last month, is the early odds-on favorite to win the prestigious Mercury Music Prize.

Paddy Power, a prominent bookmaker, puts Bowie's chances at 7/2, while Foals' Holy Fire follows close behind at 14/1, and Laura Marling's Once I Was an Eagle took 16/1 odds.

Others to make the list include Biffy Clyro, the Joy Formidable, Chvrches, Tom Odell, Everything Everything, Hurts, Noah & the Whale, I Am Kloot, Sterophonics, Savages, Alice Russell, New Order, Goldfrapp, Suede, Example, Johnny Marr, Bullet for My Valentine and the Courteeners.

Nominations for the Mercury Music Prize 2013 will be announced on September 10. Alt-J took home the 2012 prize for their album, An Awesome Wave.

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