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Villagers 50/1 for Mercury Music Prize tonight

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Birmingham's Laura Mvula is bookie's favourite to take this year's Mercury Music Prize tonight with Dublin act Villagers currently at odds of 50/1 to win for their second album {Awayland}.

Mvula who released her debut album Sing to The Moon earlier this year is a 7/4 to win according to bookmakers William HIll followed by electronic duo Disclosure.

Foals and David Bowie, who surprised and delighted fans with his comeback album The Next Day earlier this year, are also among the favourites to take the £20,000 prize, the prestige, and the boom in sales.

This is the second time Villagers, who are fronted by Conor J O'Brien, have been nominated for the Mercury which is now in its 21st year. The band will perform at the ceremony in London's Roundhouse tonight along with all the other acts except Bowie.

The ceremony will be broadcast on More4 at 9.30pm tonight (October 30th).

The full list of nominess and their odds from bookmakers William Hill to win are:

Sing to The Moon Laura Mvula (7/4)

Holy Fire Foals (4/1)

Settle Disclosure (9/2)

The Next Day David Bowie (13/2)

Once I Was an Eagle Laura Marling (10/1)

Immunity Jon Hopkins (16/1)

AM Arctic Monkeys (16/1)

Silence Yourself Savages (16/1)

Overgrown James Blake (25/1)

Jake Bugg Jake Bugg (40/1)

Home Rudimental (40/1)

{awayland} Villagers (50/1)

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