Mercury Music Prize

We Refuse To Believe These Glorious Indie Moments Happened 10 Years Ago (Even Though They 100% Did)

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Entertainment

First things first: We’re not stupid. The mechanics of time are fairly simple and we understand it’s easy to grasp the concept of years, months an...

Who's Been Nominated For This Year's Mercury Prize?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

The 12 albums shortlisted for this year’s Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2014 have been announced, with Damon Albarn, Bombay Bicycle Club and Royal Blood...

James Blake Wins The 2013 Mercury Prize

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

James Blake's album 'Overgrown' has won this year's Mercury Prize. Despite Lauren Laverne mistakenly introducing him on stage at London's Roundhous...

Alt-J Scoop Mercury Prize

WENN/PA | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

British rockers Alt-J have won the prestigious Mercury Music Prize for their album 'An Awesome Wave'. They beat acts including rapper Plan B to win...

To Hear an Angel Sing: Carleen Anderson

Jason Holmes | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Across the table in a Surrey coffee shop sits no ordinary singer. The smile is luminous, the eyes soft, her voice languorous.

Pilgrims' Progress (That 'Difficult' Third Album)

Sweet Billy Pilgrim | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Sweet Billy Pilgrim

My band, Sweet Billy Pilgrim have just released a new album. Semantically speaking, I know that statement is a little naive; it might even sound disingenuous given that music is consumed in so many different ways now.

Mercury Prize 2011: Adele or PJ? History will Judge...

Martin Talbot | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Martin Talbot

The Mercury Prize and the £20,000 cheque is apparently presented to the album of the year. And, good though it is, Let England Shake is not the album of 2011. The album of 2011 is Adele's 21.

VIDEO: PJ Harvey Does It Again

Posted 06.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- PJ Harvey has become the first artist to win the prestigious Barclaycard Mercury Prize for a second time. The 41-year-old musi...

PJ Harvey Tipped For Second Mercury Prize

Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Singer-songwriter PJ Harvey could become the first act to win the Mercury Prize twice if she proves the bookies right and picks u...

Adele, PJ Harvey And Elbow Lead Mercury Prize Shortlist

Posted 18.09.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Adele will battle it out with previous winners PJ Harvey and Elbow for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize. They are among a...