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


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

Many of the nominees for the 2020 Mercury Prize delivered a remote performance. Find performances from Kiwanuka, Anna Meredith, Charli XCX, Georgia, Laura Marling, Porridge Radio, and others in the playlist below.

The Mercury Prize honors the best British album of the last 12 months as chosen by a panel of British music critics and industry professionals. Last year, 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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