Mercury Prize

Mercury Prize announces date for 2022 ceremony

The 12 shortlisted albums will be revealed over the summer

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

Hannah Peel on “inspiring female artists to make electronic music”

The electro pioneer spoke to NME at the Mercury Prize 2021 about females shaping synth-pop, and the urgency for the music industry to act on the environmental crisis

BERWYN: “I’m sitting on hundreds of songs and some high-profile features”

The artist spoke to NME at the Mercury Prize about future plans and "bravery, honesty and faith"

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

Wolf Alice talk returning to the road and reveal their favourite cheeses

Watch our interview with the band from 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

Here are the bookies’ odds for who’ll win the 2021 Mercury Prize

The winner will be revealed tonight at a ceremony in London