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Sampha Just Won The 2017 Mercury Prize For His Debut Album 'Process'

British Sierra-Leonean soul singer, Sampha, is the 2017 Mercury Prize winner.

British-Sierra Leonean soul signer, Sampha is the winner of the 2017 Mercury Prize.

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Grime Music Is In Rude Health

The 2017 Mercury Prize nominations feel like a big win for grime, UK hip-hop, and black British artists.

The 2017 Mercury Prize nominations for grime and UK hip-hop, after years of low representation, could seem like big raffle wins given that the 12 shortlisted albums this year were picked from a pool of 220 records.

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Arts + Culture

Sampha, Stormzy, J Hus and More Nominated For This Year's Mercury Prize

Here's the full list of this year's Mercury Prize nominees.

The nominees for this year's Hyundai Mercury Prize—awarded to the "best British album of the year"—were announced earlier today, and some of the biggest names in the UK's music scene have made the cut.

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