Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Paul Weller tipped for Mercury Prize win

Paul Weller has pulled ahead in the bookie's odds to win the Mercury Prize.
Great deals on musical instruments

Electric guitar player Paul Weller has pulled ahead as the favourite to win this year's MasterCard Mercury Prize

The veteran performer, who has enjoyed success as a member of the Style Council and The Jam before becoming a solo artist, has taken the lead from former favourites The XX.

According to the bookmaker William Hill, Weller is now the favourite with odds of 1/10 for his release Wake the Nation, with The XX's self-titled album recording odds of 7/4.

This nomination is the second time that the electric guitar player has been up for the prestigious music prize, having received a nod in 1994 for his Wild Wood release.

Rapper Dizzee Rascal is also up for the award for a third time, but bookmakers are not offering odds on him being in line to pick up a hat-trick of prizes as he is only being offered odds of 40/1.

The winner of will be announced tonight (September 7th) during a live broadcast on BBC 2.

Save money on Electric Guitars today

 ADNFCR-2133-ID-800055555-ADNFCR

Posted on 7 Sep 2010 17:39 to category : Band / Celebrity News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Never before has music been so accessible. With social media, tab sites and forums at your immediate disposal, learning your favourite song couldn't be easier.

9 Feb 2017 15:22
thumbnail

Former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach Spills the Beans On His Less Than Complimentary Thoughts Towards Today's Rock Musicians and Their Work Ethic In the Studio

11 Jan 2017 11:33
thumbnail

The prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction will be honouring several artists this year, including prog legends Yes. Rick Wakeman has stated that he will not be attending.

3 Jan 2017 16:45
thumbnail

Laying the foundations for generations of artists to follow, the legendary musician Leonard Cohen has passed away from unspecified causes.

11 Nov 2016 10:48
thumbnail

Stating it as more of a necessity for the band, M. Shadows highlights the importance of not stagnating and keeping things exciting

31 Oct 2016 16:10
thumbnail

Cancelling his remaining shows in December due to ill health, fears arise over the guitar legends health

21 Oct 2016 17:40

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Those who purchase a copy of Superior Drummer 2 are eligible for any SDX completely free. Additionally, Superior Drummer 2 Crossgrade is available heavily reduced.

21 Feb 2017 16:28
thumbnail

Gear4music are now stocking an extremely limited 5 piece Tama Star Bubinga Exotix 5 piece shell pack with an Australian Backwood Finish, Only one in stock!

21 Feb 2017 12:42
thumbnail

A pedal that relives the glory of the last centuries' greatest synth sounds , the SYNTH9 Synth Pedal offers the player 9 timeless tones in one package.

21 Feb 2017 10:05
thumbnail

Available for purchase now at Gear4music, Stone Deaf's brand new range of amplifiers give the modern player a number of tonal options and sizes to explore!

20 Feb 2017 16:40
thumbnail

Taking the best features of active and passive pickups, then merging them into one versatile pickup, Duality offers the player a versatile selection of tones.

20 Feb 2017 13:42
thumbnail

Tailor made and resolutely custom, SJC deliver the goods once again with some exclusive offerings that are available only to Gear4music. Don't miss out!

17 Feb 2017 10:53