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Mercury Prize 2019 – Preview

The 28th edition of the Mercury Prize is nearly upon – but which of the 12 acts stands the best chance of scooping the grand prize?

Mercury Prize Winners – From Worst To Best

All 27 winners of the Mercury Prize, ranked from worst to best.

NEWS: Mercury Prize 2017 – Nominations

The nominations for the 2017 Mercury Prize are out – and there’s no small amount of controversy.

FEATURE: Mercury Prize 2016 – Preview

by Ollie Rankine Now having sunk into the depths of September, music fanatics across Britain are once again engulfed by the dreary beginnings of the autumn months. Although summer is at an end with the festival season having now drawn its final breath, we are somewhat comforted by the arrival of one of Britain’s most distinguished annual music awards, the Mercury Prize. Ignoring any notion of album sales or material statistics,

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