Clara Amfo on the 50th anniversary of Radio 1

Andre Paine

When Music Week catches up with Clara Amfo, it’s the day after the Hyundai Mercury Prize ceremony and she admits to a late night following her judging stint. Despite only getting a couple of hours’ sleep before that morning’s Radio 1 show, she’s still buzzing from the Mercury win for Sampha (“It’s such a beautiful record”) and the post-awards party. And Amfo is just as passionate about her day job...

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