2020 Mercury prize: The prominent British annual Music Award Mercury Music Prize is also affected like the other important events, resulting in the cancellation of most of them but unlike others, the Mercury Prize will go on with help of BBC’s The One Show
Mercury Prize Live Announcement of Winner On The One Show
The 2020 Mercury Prize winner’s name will be unleashed live on the platform of The One Show on the BBC on 24th September on Thursday.
Mercury Prize 2020: Event Details
Just before the main day, on 23rd Lauren Laverne will be seen hosting a program on the platform of BBC Four TV, the name of the program will be the Hyundai Mercury Prize 2020 Album Of The Year. It will be featuring the performances of all the 12 nominated singers, all the performance were recorded with keeping in mind the safety protocols amid the Coronavirus
After the unleashing of the winner, there will be another Show right after 24th September again on BBC four which will be hosted by Jools Holland along with the feature of the Mercury Prize 2020 winner. He will be conferring about the influence of their music and about their creative journey. The whole week will have a lot of celebration on BBC Radio.
Talking with the controller of the BBC’s pop music Lorna Clarke, stated that the Mercury Music Award will be a great platform for them for showing the all twelve most amazing British music acts.
Mercury Prize 2020: Who Are The Nominees?
- Anna Meredith for the song Fibs
- Charli XCX for the song How I’m Feeling Now
- Dua Lipa for the song Future Nostalgia
- Georgia for the song Seeking Thrills
- Kano for the song Hoodies All Summer
- Lanterns On The Lake for their Spook The Herd song
- Laura Marling for Song For Our Daughter
- Michael Kiwanuka for the song Kiwanuka
- Moses Boyd for the song Dark Matter
- Porridge Radio for the song Every Bad
- Sports Team for the song Deep Down Happy
- Stormzy for the song Heavy Is The Head