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Our Guide To This Year's Mercury Music Prize Nominations

By Ed Biggs | 15th September 2014

The 24th edition of the annual Barclaycard Mercury Prize is due to be held on Wednesday 29th October at London’s Roundhouse.Last week we brought you our analysis of who we thought would make the dozen-strong...

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Anna Calvi: 'Surgery Made Me A Control Freak'

31st October 2013

British singer/songwriter Anna Calvi has opened up about her childhood trauma, revealing the drastic leg surgery she endured turned her into a control freak.The star was born with both her hips dislocated, and she spent...

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Anna Calvi Details Depression On New Album

15th August 2013

British singer/songwriter Anna Calvi has opened up about her secret battle with depression on her new album.The star reveals she had been working on tracks for One Breath during a very dark period in her...

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Anna Calvi Playing At End Of The Road Festival 2012

22nd February 2012

The End Of The Road Festival have announced sixteen more acts joining the line-up, which already consists of The Antlers; First Aid Kit and headliners Tindersticks. Anna Calvi; Francois And The Atlas Mountains and Perfume...

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Brit Awards Nominations: Ed Sheeran Rules The Roost

12th January 2012

The main honours at this year's Brit Awards are likely to be contested by Ed Sheeran, who scooped four nominations and Adele and Jessie J, who both scored three nominations when the shortlist was announced...

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Anna Calvi Shocked By Quick Karl

12th October 2011

Anna Calvi was astonished by how quickly Karl Lagerfeld works.The singer was asked to be model for the Mason Michel look book - a French milliners owned by Chanel - by the designer and she...

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Swedish House Mafia And Calvi Among Border Breaker Award Winners

11th October 2011

Dance group Swedish House Mafia and British singer Anna Calvi will be honoured at the 2012 European Border Breaker Awards.The prizegiving celebrates new or emerging European artists who achieve success outside of their homeland with...

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Beyonce Battling U2 For UK Festival Awards Crown

16th September 2011

Beyonce, U2, Foo Fighters and Muse are battling it out to be named Headliner of the Year at the UK Festival Awards.All acts who headlined festivals in the UK in 2011 are in the running...

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Pj Harvey Hopes For Third Mercury Win

7th September 2011

PJ Harvey hopes she can win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize for a third time. 'The Words That Maketh Murder' singer became the first artist to take home the award twice - for her eighth album...

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Katy B's Friends Spoiled Mercury Surprise

6th September 2011

Katy B's friends knew she was nominated for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize before she did.The 'Easy Please Me' singer is one of 12 artists nominated for the coveted award in 2011, and wasn't expecting to...

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Adele Doesn't Need To Win Mercury Prize.

27th August 2011

Adele "doesn't need" to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The Grammy award-winning singer's latest album '21' is up for the coveted honour next month, but Fun Lovin' Criminals frontman Huey Morgan thinks it would be better...

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Tinie Tempah Grateful For Mercury Nomination

19th July 2011

Tinie Tempah has his "fingers crossed" following his nomination for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The rapper is overjoyed that his debut LP 'Disc-Overy' is one of the 12 records shortlisted for the coveted awards and thanked...

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Adele And Elbow Head Mercury Nominations

19th July 2011

The nominations for the 2011 Mercury Music Prize have been announced, with British songstress Adele and former winners Elbow among the contenders. The shortlist, chosen from over 240 albums, was announced by Lauren Laverne during...

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Adele And Elbow Make Mercury Shortlist

19th July 2011

Adele, Elbow and Tinie Tempah are among the artists battling it out for the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.Chosen from more than 240 different records, Adele's '21' - which has already become the biggest selling digital...

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Singer Anna Calvi Calls Off Tour

27th February 2011

Rising British singer/songwriter ANNA CALVI has scrapped her U.K. tour dates after sustaining an injury.The musician, who was nominated for the BBC's Sound of 2011 poll, has pulled five remaining gigs in England and Scotland...

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