Mercury Prize

Ezra Collective album sales and streams jump nearly 900 per cent since Mercury Prize win

'Where I’m Meant To Be' has seen 859 per cent increase in its combined sales and streams

Read Ezra Collective’s full Mercury Prize 2023 speech

The band won the prestigious award for their second album 'Where I'm Meant To Be'

Ezra Collective win the 2023 Mercury Prize for ‘Where I’m Meant To Be’

"This is a special moment for every organisation across the country ploughing their efforts and time into young people that play music"

RAYE on surviving the music industry: “Keep good people around you”

She also told NME about her Mercury Prize 2023 nomination, working with Stormzy, dream collabs and the runaway success of 'Escapism'

Lankum on the loss of Sinéad O’Connor and the “heartening” nod from the Mercury Prize

"It's a much broader spectrum of the human experience and different emotional states," they said of False Lankum

Jessie Ware on working Kylie Minogue (and hopefully Cher) and her dream podcast guests

"I'm just working with my icons. Kylie one year, Róisín Murphy the next, Cher maybe next year? Barbra Streisand? I don't know!"

Young Fathers on playing with Depeche Mode and the “community” of ‘Heavy Heavy’

Speaking to NME at the launch of the 2023 Mercury Prize, the Scottish trio also told us about the "abundance" of ideas they have for their next album