Dave has won the Hyundai Mercury Price 2019, Getintothis’ Lewis Ridley reports.
It’s official – Dave has won the Hyundai Mercury Prize 2019 for his album Psychodrama.
The shortlist was revealed back in July, with Anna Calvi, Idles, Foals, Black Midi, slowtai, Fontaines D.C., Little Simz, Seed Ensemble, and Nao all recieving nominations.
But there can only be one winner, and despite Fontaines D.C. being the Getintothis Predictometer pick, the award has gone to Dave.
Each act performed live before the winner was announced by Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac on BBC Four tonight.
Full reaction to follow on Getintothis.