Everybody Is So Happy For Sampha

The beloved south London singer won British music’s most prestigious award, the Mercury Prize.

Everybody Is So Happy For Sampha Sampha   Stuart C. Wilson/Getty

Last night, September 14, Sampha was announced as the winner of the 2017 Mercury Prize. In 2016, the prestigious annual award for the best British album went to Skepta for Konnichiwa. This year, it was taken home by the south London singer for his debut album Process on Young Turks, and the music industry couldn't be happier for him. See some of the reactions below, and revisit Sampha's FADER cover story here.

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Congratulations to this 🌟for winning the @mercuryprize we love you @samphaaa ❤xx The xx

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Everybody Is So Happy For Sampha