2020 Mercury Prize Winner to Be Announced Live On The One Show
The winner of this year’s Mercury Prize are set announced live on The One Show after the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of a traditional live awards show. The prestigious prize, which is awarded to the best British album of the year, will instead be handed out on Thursday September 24 before the winning artist is interviewed live on the BBC One show.
Albums up for this year’s prize include the likes of Stormzy‘s ‘Heavy Is The Head’, Dua Lipa‘s ‘Future Nostalgia’ and Michael Kiwanuka‘s ‘Kiwanuka’. The day after the announcement, BBC Two will broadcast an episode of Later… With Jools Holland featuring interviews and performances from the winner.