2021 Mercury Prize Shortlist Announced

The 2021 Hyundai Mercury Prize has announced its shortlist, which this year is dominated by first-time nominations. This year's prize champions three chart-topping albums from Wolf Alice, Celeste, and Mogwai...

The VLM Mercury Prize Shortlist Predictions

It's that time of year again, already. Tomorrow (22 July) the shortlist for the Hyundai Mercury Prize 2021 will be revealed.  It doesn't feel like a whole year ago since we were being introduced to the 2020 sho...

Hyundai Mercury Prize 2020: The VLM Predictions

Snobs of the music world, rejoice. The Mercury Prize (sort of) returns tonight from 10pm. You can watch live performances of the 2020 shortlisted acts on BBC Iplayer and the performances are also internationall...

Hyundai Mercury Prize 2019: The VLM Predictions

The Mercury Prize is back. Hooray! A joyous evening to celebrate the finest musical talent in Britain and Ireland, or a farcical award ceremony for Radio 6 devotees and industry snobs to wallow in their own ...