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Tonight’s Mercury Prize Award has been postponed

08 Sep 2022 1 minute read
Gwenno’s album Tresor – which is shortlisted for the Mercury Prize

Tonight’s scheduled Mercury Prize award ceremony has been postponed, it has been announced.

A statement from organisers said: “Tonight’s Mercury Prize event has been postponed at this time of great national sorrow. We know everyone involved in the Mercury Prize will understand.

“Our thoughts and condolences are with The Royal Family at this very difficult time.

“We will make an announcement regarding future arrangements as soon as we are able”.

Welsh musician Gwenno, Harry Styles, Sam Fender and Little Simz were among the acts in the running for the prestigious prize.

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Dai Rob
Dai Rob
1 year ago


Cathy Jones
Cathy Jones
1 year ago

What? Because some stupid old trout popped her clogs? Ridiculous, when did she ever release a good album?….

kerry davies
kerry davies
1 year ago
Reply to  Cathy Jones

I wouldn’t be surprised if this had nothing to do with respect but the fact that every single item of event kit in western Europe is being packed up ready to use at the funeral. The world and his dog will turn up with Outside Broadcast cabins and the Mall will be end to end large generators and thousands of miles of cabling. They made a hell of a mess of the trees by hanging cables for Diana’s funeral and this will be bigger.

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