PJ Harvey wins Mercury music prize

PJ Harvey won the Mercury last night for her most recent album, the critically acclaimed ‘Let England Shake’.

Harvey is the award’s first two-time winner, having first received a the Mercury prize in 2001 for ‘Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea’.


The complete list of nominees for the 2011 Mercury prize:

Anna Calvi – ‘Anna Calvi’
Elbow – ‘Build A Rocket Boys!’
James Blake – ‘James Blake’
Katy B – ‘On A Mission’
Metronomy – ‘The English Riviera’
Tinie Tempah – ‘Disc-Overy’
PJ Harvey – ‘Let England Shake’
Gwilym Simcock – ‘Good Days At Schloss Elmau’
Everything Everything – ‘Man Alive’
Ghostpoet – ‘Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam’
King Creosote & Jon Hopkins – ‘Diamond Mine’
Adele – ’21’ 


Read a review of ‘Let England Shake’ here.