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Benjamin Clementine Has Won The 2015 Mercury Prize

The classically-trained songwriter beat Jamie xx and Aphex Twin to take home the prestigious U.K. award.

November 20, 2015

London-based songwriter Benjamin Clementine has won the 2015 Mercury Prize for his album At Least For Now. In an emotional acceptance speech, he dedicated the award to the victims of the attacks in Paris last weekend.

Watch his video for "London" here:


Revisit the full list of nominees below:

Aphex Twin – Syro
Benjamin Clementine – At Least For Now
Wolf Alice – My Love Is Cool
Róisín Murphy – Hairless Toys
C Duncan – Architect
Eska – Eska
Florence + the Machine – How Big How Blue How Beautiful
Ghostpoet – Shedding Skin
Jamie xx – In Colour
SOAK – Before We Forgot How To Dream
Gaz Coombes – Matador
Slaves – Are You Satisfied

Benjamin Clementine Has Won The 2015 Mercury Prize