Sampha Wins 2017 Mercury Prize & Performs (No One Knows Me) Like The Piano
Sampha won the 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize for his debut album Process in his native Britain. His performance of “(No One Knows Me) Like The Piano” is already considered one of the best to take place a the award’s ceremony. Sampha beat the competition that most famously included Ed Sheeran and nine other artists. Idris Elba presented him with the award and he humbly thanked his late parents.