Indie rock band Alt-J have been named winners of the 2012 Barclaycard Mercury Prize, with their debut album An Awesome Wave. An early favourite with bookmakers, the band’s album beat rapper Plan B, The Maccabees, Richard Hawley, Django Django, Jessie Ware and Field Music. BBC Sound of 2012 winner Michael Kiwanuka, Ben Howard, Lianne La Havas, Roller Trio and Sam Lee also lost out. Alt-J thanked their parents for helping them to win the £20000 prize. Lizo Mzimba reports. Ceremony footage courtesy Channel 4

Will Mario Gomez Be Top Goalscorer at Euro 2012?: The Mixer What do David Villa, Milan Baros and Patrick Kluivert have in common? Well, they’ve all been European Championships top scorers. Ryan Bailey, with the help of the bookmakers, runs through the list of the 5 players expected to score big and often at this years European Championships. Will it be Fernando Llorente of Spain? Perhaps Karim Benzema of France? Can Robin van Persie stay hot after a solid play in the Premier League? Maybe Mario Gomez of Germany will bounce back from his horrific play in the Champions League Final? Only time will tell. Follow Ryan Bailey on Twitter: Follow Jimmy Conrad on Twitter: Subscribe: Kick TV: Twitter: Facebook: Tumblr:
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