Sampha beats Sheeran and Stormzy to win Mercury Prize
16 September, 2017, 01:19 | Author: Julio Duncan
The 28 year old star, full name Sampha Sisay, released Process back in February this year, after a lengthy five-year recording process from when he initially broke through as a guest vocalist on SBTRKT's album.
'I feel like I'm dreaming a little bit, this is incredible, thank you guys so much, ' he said.
"I'd like to dedicate this award to my parents, you know they came over from Sierra Leone and they just wanted to give us the best upbringing possible", he added, picking up the award from British actor Idris Elba. Grime artist Stormzy had also been well-regarded, with his debut album Gang Signs & Prayer positioned to make it consecutive wins for grime artists following Skepta's win for Konnichiwa past year.
This year's judges included the journalists Phil Alexander and Harriet Gibsone, and the musicians Marcus Mumford, Jessie Ware and Lianne La Havas.
The judging panel said: "Sampha's Process is a beautifully intimate record".
Sheeran, who is touring in the United States, sent a video message saying he was not expecting to be shortlisted but adding it was always a goal to play the Shepherds Bush Empire and have a Mercury-nominated album.
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