Mercury Prize, 2020: A Look at This Year’s Contenders

Mercury Prize, 2020

The Mercury Prize, 2020 is just around the corner and this year, the list of potential winners boasts a diverse range of artists. The Prize honours the best British albums in music, spanning genres, every year. 

Last year, Dave’s “Psychodrama” claimed the prestigious award and this year, the list of contenders is as unpredictable as 2020 itself. From pop acts Dua Lipa and Charli XCX to folk stars like Laura Marling and hip hop heavyweights like Stormzy, the 2020 Mercury Prize shortlist features an impressive pool of artists. Here’s the full rundown. 

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By: Ahalya Narayanan