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Dave wins the Hyundai Mercury Music Prize 2019

Dave has won the Hyundai Mercury Music Prize 2019 for his album 'Psychodrama'. Read more: Mark, My Words: I don’t hate this year’s Mercury Prize shortlist...

Royal Blood’s Mike Kerr reveals who he thinks will win the Hyundai Mercury Prize

Tonight marks the 28th annual Mercury Prize in which one of twelve British nominees will walk away with the accolade of best album. We asked...

The Hyundai Mercury Prize 2019: from The 1975 to Little Simz, let’s have a look at the nominees’ chances, shall we?

It’s unsurprising that people (read: music journalists on Twitter) get completely hung up on the Hyundai Mercury Prize. Whereas the BRITs are a reflection of...

The Hyundai Mercury Prize 2019 judges on the albums that soundtracked their lives

This week, one of UK music's most coveted awards will be given at the Hyundai Mercury Prize 2019. To get a feel for the...

Michael Kiwanuka talks toxic social media and the radical self-acceptance of third album ‘KIWANUKA’

Michael Kiwanuka self-titling his upcoming third album is more of a statement than most make when releasing an eponymous record. His is a name...

Foals on what to expect from “rock record” ‘Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2’: “It completes the journey”

Foals frontman Yannis Philippakis has explained how the band's upcoming album 'Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 2' will see them heading in a...

This is the shortlist for the Mercury Prize 2019

The nominees for this year's Hyundai Mercury Prize have been announced. The 2019 ceremony will take place at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London on...

Stormzy, Jorja Smith and Annie Mac head up Mercury Prize judges for 2019

The judging panel for the 2019 Mercury Prize has been revealed, and it's headed up by the likes of Stormzy, Jorja Smith and Annie...

slowthai interview: “If you have a voice and only talk about irrelevant shit, what’s the point?”

Your debut album came out earlier this month – how have you found the reaction? "It's astounding and really overwhelming. You always have thoughts of...

Fontaines D.C. live review: yes, you do need to see them ASAP

Fontaines D.C. frontman Grian Chatten doesn’t know what to do with his hands. He walks out on stage grasping the air, sparring with it,...

slowthai’s in-the-round London show is a triumphant knockout to his Brexit Bandit tour

Bodies - shirtless, contorted - slap the wooden floor and crab-walk across it. They’re clearing a space in the middle of a seething crowd....

Fontaines D.C. are the surrealist punks soundtracking an anxious generation

There’s something brewing in the Irish capital – and it's not just Guinness. Fuelled by the country’s long storied music and drinking cultures, a...

Mark, My Words: why Wolf Alice’s Mercury win sticks one to the ‘rock is dead’ bores

Historically, I wouldn’t be seen dead at the Mercury Prize ceremony. This has everything to do with my moral objections to the tokenistic, box-ticking...

Nadine Shah: ‘People need to empathise – there’s so much negativity towards refugees’

Mercury Prize nominee Nadine Shah said she wanted her 2017 album 'Holiday Destination' to "document a decline in empathy" and change people's negative perceptions...

Wolf Alice win the 2018 Mercury Music Prize

Wolf Alice have won the 2018 Mercury Music Prize for their second album, 2017's 'Visions Of A Life'. The most coveted prize in music was...

Wolf Alice tell us what they would do if they win the Mercury Prize

Wolf Alice have spoken to NME about what they would do with the prize money if they won tonight's (September 20) coveted Mercury Music...

Here are the latest bookies’ odds on who’s going to win the Mercury Music Prize 2018

Tonight sees the winner of the Mercury Music Prize 2018 revealed - with Nadine Shah currently leading as the bookies' favourite. Shah's acclaimed 2017 album...

Lily Allen hopes winning Mercury Prize will help shed her ‘caricature image’

Lily Allen has opened up about her hopes of winning tonight's Mercury Music Prize - and how it might help to shed the 'caricature...

Here’s who’ll be playing at and hosting the 2018 Hyundai Mercury Music Prize ceremony

The performers and host for the 2018 Hyundai Mercury Music Prize ceremony have been confirmed. Read more: In a year of risk-taking debut albums, why...

Everything Everything on the Mercury Prize and how ‘we’re living in a time of division and extremism’

Everything Everything have said that their Mercury Prize-nominated album 'A Fever Dream' represents the 'division and extremism' of the current climate. Watch our video interview...
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