Dave Wins 2019 Mercury Prize

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Dave took home the 2019 Mercury Prize, the annual award to recognize the best album released in the UK. His debut album, Psychodrama, came out back in March. During his acceptance speech, he brought his mother up on stage. He also thanked his brother, who was convicted of murder and is currently serving a life … More »

Slowthai Ends Mercury Prize Performance With Boris Johnson’s Fake Severed Head

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slowthaiThe young British rapper Slowthai, aka Tyron Kaymone Frampton, has taken his country by storm with incendiary political rhetoric and equally fiery live shows. His album Nothing Great About Britain is up for the Mercury Prize, handed out annually to the UK and Ireland’s best album, and at the ceremony tonight he left … More »

The 1975, slowthai, Black Midi, Fontaines D.C. Among 2019 Mercury Prize Nominees

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Fontaines D.C.Every year since 1992, the British Phonographic Industry and British Association of Record Dealers have awarded the Mercury Prize to the best album out of the UK and Ireland. Recent winners have included Skepta’s Konnichiwa in 2016, Sampha’s Process in 2017, and Wolf Alice’s Visions Of A Life in More »

Wolf Alice Win 2018 Mercury Prize

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Wolf Alice - Visions Of A LifeWolf Alice have just won the 2018 Mercury Prize for their album Visions Of A Life. The prize is awarded annually to the best album of the year by a British or Irish outfit or artist. More »