Tag Archives: London

The xx win the 2010 Mercury Prize

Newcomers The xx have been named as winners of this year’s Mercury Prize for their self-titled debut album during ceremonies held tonight (Tuesday, September 7th) at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

The Faces reunite in London

Last Wednesday, August 11th, one of the most heralded British rock bands of the 1970s returned to the concert stage at the British Music Experience at The O2 in North Greenwich, London. And from all reports, The Faces put on a great performance.

Mercury Prize shortlist is announced in London

The shortlist for the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize was announced this past Tuesday, July 20th, at The Hospital Club in London. BBC 6 Music DJ Lauren Laverne did the honors. The Mercury Prize is an annual event that honors an album picked by a committee of music-business people as the top album in the UK.

Absolute Radio to broadcast Live Aid documentary

Absolute Radio will broadcast a documentary about the 25th anniversary of Live Aid next week. The documentary will be aired in two parts. The first will be broadcast on Monday, July 12th at 10 p.m. BST (5 p.m. Eastern) and part two can be heard the following night at the same time.