Sampha Wins 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize

The Hyundai Mercury Prize is awarded each year to an outstanding album from the United Kingdom and Ireland. Last year, the prize went to Skepta, and this year’s Mercury Prize shortlist included Sampha, Stormzy, the xx, Ed Sheeran, alt-J, Glass Animals, and more. It was just announced that Sampha will take home the prize this year for his debut album Process.