Michael Kiwanuka Wins 2020 Mercury Prize Over Charli XCX, Dua Lipa, and More

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KIWANUKA additionally beat out albums by Laura Marling, Porridge Radio, Anna Meredith, Stormzy, and others

Michael Kiwanuka
Michael Kiwanuka, photograph by Olivia Rose

Michael Kiwanuka has received the 2020 Hyundai Mercury Prize. His album KIWANUKA was awarded the consideration over albums by Charli XCX, Laura Marling, Dua Lipa, and others.

Many of the nominees for the 2020 Mercury Prize delivered a distant efficiency. Find performances from Kiwanuka, Anna Meredith, Charli XCX, Georgia, Laura Marling, Porridge Radio, and others within the playlist under.

The Mercury Prize honors one of the best British album of the final 12 months as chosen by a panel of British music critics and trade professionals. Last yr, South London rapper Dave won the accolade for Psychodrama. That album beat out LPs by the 1975, slowthai, black midi, Foals, Nao, Little Simz, and others.



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