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Little Simz 'overwhelmed' as she wins Mercury Prize 2022 at postponed ceremony
READ MORE:Harry Styles' Don't Worry Darling co-star jokes he dared actor to 'spit' on Chris PineThe artist, whose real name is Simbiatu "Simbi" Abisola Abiola Ajikawo, took home a whopping cash prize of £25,000 as well as the trophy.The singer admitted she was "overwhelmed" as she picked up the award, which comes after she won Best Newcomer at the Brit Awards last year.Little Simz won the award for her fourth album Sometimes I Might Be Introvert, a hip-hop record that tells a coming-of-age story.The Introvert singer was picked from the shortlist by a panel of independent judges after an independent panel chose the shortlist.Choosing the shortlist and winner this year was a star-studded line-up of Annie Mac, Jamie Cullum, Anna Calvi, Danielle Perry, Hazel Wilde, Gemma Cairney, Michael Kiwanuka, Jeff Smith, Mike Walsh, Phil Alexander, Tshepo Mokoena, Will Hodgkinson and Jeff Smith.In 2019, Little Simz was nominated for the Mercury for her latest LP, Grey Area, which was released the same year.Sometimes I Might Be Introvert rose to number four in the UK album chart when it was released last year.The rapper is the 31st winner of the Mercury and succeeds indie singer-songwriter Arlo Parks, who won the award last year.Harry Styles made the shortlist with his third studio album, Harry's House, but did not attend the ceremony as he is currently touring the US.The ceremony was originally scheduled to take place on September 8 but was cancelled out of respect for the Queen as news that she died came on the same day.Mercury prize organisers told the Mirror: "Tonight’s Mercury Prize event has been postponed at this time of great national sorrow.
Britain to see first signs of winter as snow set to hit within weeks
snowfall in just a matter of weeks, it has been reported.Big swathes of Scotland are being forecast to get a light dusting of around 3cm, according to interactive weather maps. Western and central Scotland both have large areas in the WC Charts model that are shaded purple, which denotes a small amount of snow.READ MORE: I climbed The O2's roof for stand up gig as comedian Lou Sanders left me in stitchesSenior meteorologist at British Weather Services, Jim Dale, has told the Daily Express that he would not rule out imminent snow fall, but his opinions also carry an air of scepticism.The map shows wintry showers moving south west across the North Sea from Norway late on October 19, forming into what looks to be sleet or snow over central Scotland, with a large part falling on the Scottish Highlands.As the showers, which will likely include rain, begin to clear, a glittery and light snowy scene will be left in the dead of night.Due to the timing of this weather event being over a fortnight from now, the map doesn't update beyond this point as yet – but will do as time moves on.Temperature gauges for midnight between October 19 and 20 does show the Scottish Highlands' mercury plummeting to -2C, an indicator of extremely cold conditions – which is also to be expected, Mr Dale said.To stay up to date with all the latest news, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here.He told the Express what he thought of the prediction: "Let’s make it clear – that’s not a big event.