Kathmandu- Harry Styles has earned his first-ever Mercury Prize with FREE NOW nomination.

The former One Direction star’s third solo album, ‘Harry’s House’, has been shortlisted for the prestigious music prize, making its top 10 Albums of the Year list.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JULY 18: Harry Styles attends the “DUNKIRK” premiere in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)

The ‘As It Was’ hitmaker, 28, will compete with the likes of Sam Fender’s ‘Seventeen Going Under’ and Little Simz’ ‘Sometimes I Might Be Introvert’ to be crowned the overall winner of the prize on September 8 at London’s Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith.

Self Esteem, Joy Crookes, Fergus McCreadie, Gwenno, Jessie Buckley and Bernard Butler, Kojey Radical, Nova Twins, Wet Leg, and Yard Act also made the shortlist.

The Prize’s broadcast partner, BBC Music, will be providing coverage of the event across BBC TV, BBC Radio 6 Music, online and social media.

Digital partner Amazon Music will provide playlists and programming from now until the Awards Show.