Mercury Prize

Rina Sawayama criticises eligibility rules of Mercury Prize and the BRITs: “I fundamentally don’t agree with this definition of Britishness”

“If arts awards are creating their own sort of version of border control around their eligibility, I think that's really problematic"

Dua Lipa, Stormzy and Charli XCX lead 2020 Mercury Prize nominations

They're all competing for the biggest prize in British music

2020 Mercury Prize nominees to be announced this Thursday

The judging panel for this year's Prize has also been confirmed

Hyundai Mercury Prize announces return date for 2020

The best albums of 2020 will get their chance to shine...

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...
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