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Mercury Prize

A campaign that celebrates the best of UK and Irish music with content that explores the fine detail of each album and delivers it to a broad audience across social and digital.

  • Live streams and event coverage
  • Design and motion graphics
  • Creative strategy

The Mercury Prize is the UK’s most prestigious music award, bringing together a huge mix of music genres and associated audiences. We celebrate each artist and their work across a three month long campaign with two significant live moments: the Shortlist announcement and the main event. Our focus is beautifully crafted work and a brand identity that mirrors the albums we are covering. We work with influencers and creators to shine a light on each record and deliver full event coverage across every social channel.

For 2022’s show, we commissioned bespoke polaroid photos of the Shortlist with @matt.pearsonn and worked with clay artist iLLESTRATION on a set of bespoke commissions of each album artwork.

We create banks of content for use across the campaign, made up of artist interviews and deep-dives into the record.

On the night itself, we cover every inch of the Apollo in London with photography, social coverage and red carpet interviews. As soon as the winner is announced, we follow them from podium to press appointment to get followers the first look at how it feels to win the Mercury Prize.

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