Prize

Atlanta Tunes Challenge misses major Lewis Prize, wins $50,000 consolation

The Lewis Prize was made in 2018. It distributes additional than $2 million every year to tunes instruction plans and youth enhancement packages around the place.

Lewis, of Miami, is a son of Progressive Insurance co-founder Joseph M. Lewis and brother of the company’s former chairman and CEO, the late Peter B. Lewis.

The Atlanta corporation is among the the next team of recipients of Lewis prizes. Rameau explained the prize committee will allow for AMP to reapply for the primary prize at some place in the future, and extra that the committee will inevitably present suggestions on Atlanta’s application.

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The real reason jazz drummer Moses Boyd should win the Mercury Prize this week

Recently, Moses Boyd was standing in a friend’s garden holding his godson in his arms when he received a phone call. He discovered that his debut solo album, Dark Matter, had been shortlisted for the 2020 Hyundai Mercury Prize. He’d forgotten he’d even applied. “So much has happened since the album came out. It was surreal,” he tells me, a fortnight later, smiling with humble pride. “I’ve watched the Mercurys for years, from Ms Dynamite to Dizzee to Sampha. They’re important.”

The Dark Matter European tour ended with a show at Electric Brixton, in South London, on 12

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