In one of the weirdest years for music ever, the 2020 Hyundai Mercury Prize arrived as a bit of a celebration, looking back on 12 of the best albums of the last year, and now the winner has been revealed!
The shortlisted artists included Laura Marling, Michael Kiwanuka, Dua Lipa, Porridge Radio, Sports Team, Kano, Anna Meredith, Georgia, Lanterns On The Lake, Moses Boyd, Charli XCX and Stormzy, and Michael Kiwanuka has come out victorious with his fantastic third album ‘KIWANUKA’.
The full list of shortlisted-albums for the 2020 Hyundai Mercury Prize were:
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
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Watch performances from the shortlisted artists on BBC Four at 10pm on 23rd September.