The most coveted prize in British and Irish music, the “Mercury Prize” was awarded to 21-year-old British-Nigerian artist, Dave in a ceremony held at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London few days ago.
Dave whose full name is David Orobosa Omoregie collected the winner’s trophy and cheque for £25,000, and then performed “Psycho” from his winning album.
Dave in his acceptance speech said;
I want to firstly thank God. I want to invite my mum up onto stage.
I want to thank everyone that made this happen, I want to thank all of the exceptional musicians who performed tonight…I respect you all so highly. I thank my mum, my family, my friends.