Norah Jones, The Cure's Robert Smith and Josh Homme are among the celebrities deciding this year's SHORTLIST MUSIC PRIZE (04).

The Dixie Chicks, Jack Black, Perry Farrell, Jim Jarmusch, BLACK EYED PEAS' WILLIAM, Massive Attack's 3D and Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba are also part of this year's (04) celebrity judging panel and will be choosing their favourite albums of this year (04).

Each of the list makers submits up to seven albums of any full-length release that appeared between 1 July (03) and 30 June (04) and has not been certified gold in America.

The 10 finalists are announced at the end of September (04) and the winner is announced on 11 November (04).

Last year (03) Damian Rice won for his album O.

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