Barclaycard Mercury Prize: 2010 Albums of the Year.
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Barclaycard Mercury Prize: 2010 Albums Of The Year.
The Mercury Prize, formerly called the Mercury Music Prize, is an annual music prize awarded for the best album released in the United Kingdom by a British or Irish act. It was established by the British Phonographic Industry and British Association of Record Dealers in 1992 as an alternative to the Brit Awards. The prize was originally sponsored by Mercury Communications, a brand owned by Cable & Wireless, from which the prize gets its name.
Barclaycard Unwind host Jo Whiley and a select panel of music experts discuss this year's shortlist. Since its beginnings in 1992 when Primal Scream took home the honour for their album Screamadelica, the Mercury Prize has seen such winners as Franz Ferdinand, Arctic Monkeys and more recently Elbow. With this year's shortlist announced last month, we are fast approaching this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize Awards Show. But what makes a winning album and what do music industry insiders think about this year's shortlist? In this 'Have Your Say' discussion, Jo Whiley, one of the UK's foremost authorities on new music and emerging talent is joined by leading music experts from across the industry.
The shortlist for the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize has been announced this morning (July 20). The names of the 12-strong list were revealed this morning at a press conference at London‘s Hospital Club. As widely predicted, The xx feature with their self-titled debut, while Wild Beasts, Mumford and Sons and Laura Marling have also been nominated by the prize’s jury. This year’s NME Awards Godlike Genius Paul Weller features on the shortlist for the first time in 16 years with his album ‘Wake Up The Nation’, while Biffy Clyro, Foals and Corinne Bailey Rae have made the cut. Dublin‘s Villagers.
The xx have won the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize. The South London-based trio won the award for the best British album of the last twelve months in a ceremony at London's Grosvernor House Hotel. it's felt like a haze. Being here is like a moment of clarity. The record, of course, won Radio X's New Music Award earlier this year as the Best British Debut Album of 2009. One of the Mercury judges was Radio X's John Kennedy, who said: "Personally, I'm very excited and very pleased with the result. If there was one album out of the twelve I wanted to win, that was the one. As a band who have really kind of grown up listening to Radio X, we've had a role in creating their music, and I feel very privileged in being involved in any way whatsoever.
The xx has won the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize for its debut album, xx" (Young Turks/XL Recordings). 7). The result was screened live on BBC Two, along with performances from the nominees at the ceremony. The award was decided by the Mercury judging panel, based purely on the album, and the xx was always the front-runner . The annual album of the year award is open to albums by British and Irish artists; eligible albums this year had to be released between mid-July 2009 and mid-July 2010.
Inches of mercur. e all know how mercury works, right? When something is hot, mercury goes up, right? . Roasty toasty for realzy steezy, Mumford & Sons have been shortlisted for the Mercury Music Prize!! This is MASSIVE news! Official wording for the sticklers: ‘Sigh No More; 2010 Barclay Card Mercury Prize – An Album of The Year’. Brrrraapp! Huge hurrahs and convivial congratulations to the boys and all involved, and here’s to you September and your pregnant potential!!
The xx‘s have won the Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2010. Speaking after their win, the band’s Romy Madley Croft said they are now planning to spend the prize money on a new recording studio. We made this album (‘xx’) in a converted garage at our record label, said Madley Croft
|1||–Paul Weller||Wake Up The Nation|
|3||–Foals||Total Life Forever|
|4||–Laura Marling||Goodbye England (Covered In Snow)|
|7||–I Am Kloot||Northern Skies|
|8||–Corinne Bailey Rae||I'd Do It Again|
|9||–Villagers||Set The Tigers Free|
|10||–Mumford & Sons||I Gave You All|
|11||–Wild Beasts||All The KIng's Men|
|12||–Kit Downes Trio||Jump Minzi Jump|
|13||–Corinne Bailey Rae||The Sea (live)|
|14||–Villagers||Becoming A Jackal (live)|
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