T he BPI’s chief executive Geoff Taylor has told Music Week that the Hyundai Mercury Prize has “bounced back” with a 2017 awards show that offered a “really compelling viewing experience” on TV.
“We stepped up the production values of the show, it ran in a very slick, smooth way and the atmosphere was fantastic,” said Taylor. “We feel like we’re building something.”
The BPI took on operational support two years ago for the Mercury Prize, which moved to Hammersmith’s ...
Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.
Sign up for your digital free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music.Start your free trial