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Skepta beats David Bowie to win Mercury prize beating

London born grime artist won the Murcury 2016 award with his self-produced album Konnichiwa. It is the first time grime has won the prestigious award since 2003 when Dizzee Rascal won, and Skepta beat bookies favorite David Bowie who was nominated posthumously for the award. Sep 16, 2016