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16 September 2017, 01:17 | Max Haynes
NEWS: Sampha wins the Mercury Prize
The Hyundai Mercury Prize is awarded each year to an outstanding album from the United Kingdom and Ireland.
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The musician said he "felt like I'm dreaming" as he was announced as the victor of the prize at a ceremony in London's Eventim Apollo on Thursday night.
Judges said that choosing this year's victor took the longest amount of time in the history of the award, with judges such as Ella Eyre, Jessie Ware and Marcus Mumford deliberated over 12 of the best albums released this year. Idris Elba presented the award.
The judging panel said: "Sampha's'Process" is a beautifully intimate record. With its unique creativity, rich musicality, depth and vulnerability, it resonates emotionally and speaks to the heart.
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