Dave wins 2019 Hyundai Mercury Prize for the album Psychodrama

  • 📰 MetroUK
  • ⏱ Reading Time:
  • 47 sec. here
  • 2 min. at publisher
  • 📊 Quality Score:
  • News: 22%
  • Publisher: 82%

United Kingdom Headlines News

United Kingdom Latest News,United Kingdom Headlines

Dave invited his mother on stage as he wins 2019 Hyundai MercuryPrize and dedicates the award to brother Christopher

Dave has won the 2019 Hyundai Mercury Prize for the album Psychodrama.He collected the winner’s trophy and a cheque for £25,000 before performing Psycho from his winning album.

Surrounded by his family, the British star couldn’t stop hugging his mother before he was called up to the stage.‘I want to thank everyone that made this happen, I want to thanks all the exceptional musicians that came and performed tonight, I did not expect this. I respect you all so highly.’‘This is your story we told,’ he shared.

‘Psychodrama is a moving, musically sophisticated work that tackles complex themes of identity, class, relationships and politics and demands total attention from the listener. ‘It will have lasting relevance for a generation and underlines the importance of the album as an art form, making it the perfect winner of the 2019 Hyundai Mercury Prize.’

Born David Orobosa Omoregie, the 21-year-old studied sound design and politics at De Montfort University in Leicester while taking to YouTube and releasing mixtapes before making it on to Fire In the Booth in 2016.


Thank you for your comment. Your comment will be published after being reviewed.
Please try again later.

Perhaps a Poor mans Dizzy Rascal ? The album sounds a bit outdated. And not to disrespect the other nominees in the competition this year , but it was sparse. Each to their own. I don’t mean to offend. MercuryAwards Yoof

We have summarized this news so that you can read it quickly. If you are interested in the news, you can read the full text here. Read more:

 /  🏆 13. in UK

United Kingdom Latest News, United Kingdom Headlines

Similar News:You can also read news stories similar to this one that we have collected from other news sources.

Dave wins Mercury Prize for album PsychodramaHis debut is named album of the year, cementing a stellar year for the London-born rapper. Best album released this year. A very good message to the youth of London as well. Beyond proud of him, extremely talented kid What about Alex Glastonbury thiagosilva
Source: BBCNews - 🏆 3. / 97 Read more »

Dave wins Mercury Prize on politically-charged awards nightRapper Dave has won this year's Mercury Prize at a politically-charged awards ceremony in London. Congrats. Should have been idlesband tho Who
Source: SkyNews - 🏆 35. / 67 Read more »

Mercury prize 2019: follow the ceremony live!Dave, Idles and Slowthai are the favourites for the most prestigious award in British music – follow our coverage here ahead of the announcement at 10.10pm
Source: The Guardian - 🏆 84. / 53 Read more »

Hairy Bikers weight loss: How Dave and Si lost seven stone after health scareThe Hairy Bikers Dave Myers and Simon King chat on This Morning to Holly and Phil about their weight loss. They reveal some simple food tips to cut out calories with tasty dishes.
Source: Daily Express - 🏆 26. / 68 Read more »

I’m A Celebrity 2019: Piers Morgan to be highest paid star to sign-up?I’M A CELEBRITY… GET ME OUT OF HERE! will be back soon with a host of new stars heading into the jungle and Piers Morgan is one of the name tipped to sign up, but he will come with a hefty price tag.
Source: Daily Express - 🏆 26. / 68 Read more »

Five reasons why England can win the 2019 Rugby World CupWith just six days to go until England open their Rugby World Cup campaign against Tonga in Sapporo, 2003 winner and Telegraph Sport columnist Will Greenwood offers five reasons why Eddie Jones' men should be confident of lifting the trophy in Yokohama on November 2.
Source: The Telegraph - 🏆 41. / 63 Read more »