Mercury Prize

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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