Mercury prize 2020

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Michael Kiwanuka wins 2020 Mercury prize
Folk-soul singer wins £25,000 prize on third attempt for the album Kiwanuka, described by the Guardian as one of the best albums of the past decade

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

24, Sep, 2020 @6:36 PM

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Mercury prize hopefuls Lanterns on the Lake: 'These things don’t happen to bands like us'
The Tyneside quintet all have day jobs and have often been overlooked but are now up for the UK’s most prestigious album award, writing for BT Sport, and might even get a tour bus

Dave Simpson

24, Sep, 2020 @6:00 AM

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British-Japanese pop star Rina Sawayama 'ineligible' for Mercury prize
‘The arts shouldn’t create their own border control’ says singer who has indefinite leave to remain but no UK passport

Laura Snapes

29, Jul, 2020 @1:23 PM

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Mercury prize 2020: Stormzy, Dua Lipa and Michael Kiwanuka among nominees
More female artists nominated than any other year, including a fourth nomination for Laura Marling

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

23, Jul, 2020 @10:30 AM

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Mercury prize 2020: where are the albums dragged from the fringes?
Yes, it boasts more women, but this year’s list of nominees doesn’t offer much in the way of surprises

Alexis Petridis

23, Jul, 2020 @10:30 AM

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