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The Music World Can’t Stop Congratulating Skepta On His Mercury Prize Win

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September 16, 2016

Skepta winning the 2016 Mercury Prize has proven to be one of the most popular decisions in the award's 25 year history. From the cheers inside London's Eventim Apollo, where the ceremony was held, to the outpouring of emotion online, it seems everyone was delighted Skepta took home the prize. Below is a selection of the best reactions across social media.

Revisit all the looks from the 2016 Mercury Prize red carpet here, and be sure to watch Skepta give a nod to Black Lives Matter in his performance of "Shutdown."

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@skeptagram BBK 🏆

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WOW

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Yeah bro, you won ❤️

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The Music World Can’t Stop Congratulating Skepta On His Mercury Prize Win