London, United Kingdom of Great Britain
HAWKINS OF THE DARKNESS POSES AT THE MERCURY MUSIC AWARDS IN LONDON.
Justin Hawkins of British rock group The Darkness poses for photographers
with their nominations trophy at the Mercury Music Awards, September 9,
2003. Albums by 12 acts, including eight debuts, have been nominated for the
20,000 pounds ($31,670) Mercury Music prize at the 12th annual ceremony in
London which will see judges announce the winner from a shortlist which
covers such diverse styles as rock, garage, soul, jazz and folk.
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