Gigwise readers have named Alt-J's An Awesome Wave as their pick to win this year's Mercury Music Prize.
In a recent poll, the Cambridge-based band (who formed at Leeds University in 2007) beat rivals The Maccabees to top the readers' vote. The poll reflects wider opinion, as Alt-J are currently the bookies favourite to win the 2012 award - with William Hill offering odds of 6/5 on an win for An Awesome Wave.
The Maccabees place second with their third album, Given To The Wild and newcomer Ben Howard places third with his debut album, Every Kingdom.
Michael Kiwanuka, named by the BBC as The Sound of 2012, places fourth with Home Again and Django Django have been voted in fourth place with their self titled debut.
The opinion of Gigwise readers also echos that of Spotify users, who have streamed An Awesome Wave more times than any other nominated album on the shortlist.
Alt-J are favourites with fans across the UK to win the Mercury Prize 2012
Roller Trio proved least popular with Gigwise readers, narrowly beating Sam Lee at the bottom of the poll.
Plan B's Ill Manors was third from bottom, Plumb by Field Music fourth and Is Your Love Big Enough by Lianne La Havas fifth from bottom of the poll.
The Mercury Music Prize takes place on Thursday 1 November 2012. Alt J are bookies favourite, followed by Richard Hawley, Jessie Ware and Django Django.
The poll remains open. Click here to cast your vote.
Photos: our early suggestions for Mercury 2012 nominations