Mercury Prize

Watch Black Country, New Road cover The Beatles’ ‘Hey Jude’

The performance came as part of an improvised set at the Climate Music Blowout event in London

Laura Mvula: “You need to know who your people are – who your ‘ride or dies’ are”

Mvula told us about creativity and perseverance, ahead of her "tongue in cheek" comments about being "robbed" at the Mercury Prize 2021

Celeste on her “natural” next album: “I just want to feel like it’s truly myself”

The singer opened up about her plans for the future at the Mercury Prize 2021

Mogwai’s advice to new bands: “Get a good mask and an Irish granny”

The Scottish post-rock legends caught up with NME on the red carpet of the Mercury Prize 2021

Ghetts at the Mercury Prize 2021: “I just wear my heart on my sleeve”

The rapper talks to NME about what went into his album 'Conflict Of Interest', the power of perseverance and work on more new music

Arlo Parks on securing her first ever Mercury Prize nod and plans for second album

"It feels like a real moment for me. It's a dream come true"

Arlo Parks, Mogwai, Ghetts, Wolf Alice and more nominated for 2021 Mercury Prize

The winner of the prestigious prize will be revealed in September

Sports Team on the Hyundai Mercury Prize: “If we win £25k, it’s going behind the bar”

Watch the London band talk haters, class, fans, the Pete Doherty breakfast challenge, the #MercuryPrize and why album two is closer than you might think.

Porridge Radio on the Hyundai Mercury Prize and new music plans

Watch singer Dana Margolin reflect on the competition and tell us about the band's plans for the future