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Mercury Prize 2020 Nominees Announced – Anna Meredith, Laura Marling, Porridge Radio, and More

Charli XCX, Michael Kiwanuka, Dua Lipa, Lanterns on the Lake, and Others Also Nominated

Jul 23, 2020

This year’s Mercury Prize nominees have been announced and they include the latest albums by Anna Meredith, Laura Marling, Porridge Radio, Charli XCX, Michael Kiwanuka, Dua Lipa, Lanterns on the Lake, Stormzy, Georgia, Sports Team, and more. More

Mercury Prize 2017 Nominees Announced - alt-J, The xx, Glass Animals, Sampha, and More

Ed Sheeran, The Big Moon, Kate Tempest, and Others Also Nominated

Jul 27, 2017

This year’s Mercury Prize nominees have been announced and they include the latest albums by alt-J, The xx, Glass Animals, Sampha, The Big Moon, Kate Tempest, and… Ed Sheeran. The last one seems like bit of a mainstream choice for The Mercury Prize. The full list is below. More

May 17, 2015

Last night was the final day of The Great Escape Festival. Under the Radar had photographer Michael Burnell shooting on our behalf. Check out his final gallery from the event featuring Bad Breeding, JME, Paul Weller, Skepta, Slaves, Stormzy, Swim Deep, The Maccabees, and The Square. More




Reviews

Dec 19, 2022

In 2019, Stormzy was British royalty. After becoming the first Black British solo artist to headline Glastonbury in a critically-lauded firestorm performance of politics, celebration, and beauty, the rapper born Michael Ebenezer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr. confronted his kingly status with great nuance on Heavy is the Head—an impressive collection of modern day psalms that bring to mind the faith and fury of the biblical King David set in grimy London. More

Dec 27, 2019

After a career-defining performance at Glastonbury this summer, British grime artist Stormzy is now confronting his place on the throne-a place often as lonely and dangerous as it is rewarding. More