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Michael Kiwanuka Wins 2020 Mercury Prize

Michael Kiwanuka Wins 2020 Mercury Prize

Michael Kiwanuka has won the 2020 Mercury Music Prize, awarded every year to an outstanding album from the United Kingdom and Ireland, for his 2019 LP KIWANUKA, beating out a field of competitors including Charli XCX, Dua Lipa, Laura Marling, Porridge Radio, and Stormzy.

Michael Kiwanuka was previously nominated in 2016 for his album Love & Hate; Skepta’s Konnichiwa won that year. Other previous winners fom recent years include Dave, Wolf Alice, and Sampha. Check out the full shortlist from this year and watch performances from all the nominees in an alphabetical playlist below.

Anna Meredith – FIBS
Charli XCX – how i’m feeling now
Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia
Georgia – Seeking Thrills
Kano – Hoodies All Summer
Lanterns On The Lake – Spook The Herd
Laura Marling – Song For Our Daughter
Michael Kiwanuka – KIWANUKA
Moses Boyd – Dark Matter
Porridge Radio – Every Bad
Sports Team – Deep Down Happy
Stormzy – Heavy Is The Head


Source : Peter Helman Link

‘Nomadland’ Wins People’s Choice Award at TIFF 2020, Continues Festival Circuit Hot Streak

‘Nomadland’ Wins People’s Choice Award at TIFF 2020, Continues Festival Circuit Hot Streak Director Chloé Zhao‘s new movie Nomadland continues its festival circuit hot streak, walking away from this year’s Toronto International Film Festival with the People’s Choice Award in hand. News of Nomadland‘s … read more

‘AGT’ Frontrunner Cristina Rae Reveals Her ‘#1 Goal’ Is To ‘Get A Home’ If She Wins Season 15

‘AGT’ Frontrunner Cristina Rae Reveals Her ‘#1 Goal’ Is To ‘Get A Home’ If She Wins Season 15 Cristina Rae closed the Aug. 25 episode of ‘AGT’ with one epic rendition of ‘Hallelujah.’ She spoke EXCLUSIVELY with HL about what … read more