The Mercury Awards 2021: The Best of British Music, but Who Wins?

The Hyundai Mercury Prize ‘Album of the Year’ is a competition that has been running since 1992, designed to celebrate and promote the best of British and Irish music, recognising artistic achievement across a range of contemporary genres. The Mercury Award is essentially the equivalent to the Booker Prize for literature, and the Turner prize for art, with the main objectives of the prize being to recognize and celebrate artistic achievement, providing a snapshot of the year in music and to help introduce new albums from a range of music genres…