The Welsh award, like the British Mercury Prize, is given to the best album of the past year created by a Welsh-born or Wales-based act.
Last October’s inaugural trophy was handed to Gruff Rhys for Hotel Shampoo.
The full list for this year’s prize is as follows:
Bright Light Bright Light – Make Me Believe in Hope
Cate Le Bon – CYRK
Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog – Draw Dros Y Mynydd
Exit_International – Black Junk
Future of the Left – The Plot Against Common Sense
Huw M. – Gathering Dusk
Islet – Illuminated People
Jodie Marie – Mountain Echo
Kids in Glass Houses – In Gold Blood
Kutosis – Fanatical Love
Los Campesinos! – Hello Sadness
Truckers of Husk – Accelerated Learning