Battle of the red-headed singers! Adele and Katy B arrive at the Mercury Prize awards but both leave empty-handed


Battle of the red-headed singers! Adele and Katy B arrive at the Mercury Prize awards but both leave empty-handed

Battle of the red-headed singers! Adele and Katy B arrive at the Mercury Prize awards but both leave empty-handed

12:38 AM on 7th September 2011

Empty-handed: Katy B and Adele arrived with their nominees trophies - but lost out on the Mercury Music Prize to PJ Harvey Empty-handed: Katy B and Adele arrived with their nominees trophies - but lost out on the Mercury Music Prize to PJ Harvey

Empty-handed: Katy B and Adele arrived with their nominees trophies – but lost out on the Mercury Music Prize to PJ Harvey

Congratulations: PJ Harvey is presented with the award by host Jools Holland

Congratulations: PJ Harvey is presented with the award by host Jools Holland

Winner in white: The singer proudly holds her award which she won for her eighth album, Let England Shake

Winner in white: The singer proudly holds her award which she won for her eighth album, Let England Shake

Lady in red: Singer Anna Calvi clutches her nomination award as she hopes to win the Mercury Music Prize for her self-titled debut album tonight

Lady in red: Singer Anna Calvi clutches her nomination award as she hopes to win the Mercury Music Prize for her self-titled debut album tonight

All smiles: Rapper Tinie Tempah looks rather pleased with his nomination as he arrives at Grosvenor House for the Mercury Music Prize event

All smiles: Rapper Tinie Tempah looks rather pleased with his nomination as he arrives at Grosvenor House for the Mercury Music Prize event

All smiles: Rapper Tinie Tempah looks rather pleased with his nomination as he arrives at Grosvenor House for the Mercury Music Prize event

All smiles: Rapper Tinie Tempah looks rather pleased with his nomination as he arrives at Grosvenor House for the Mercury Music Prize event

Leaders Of The Free World: British Elbow arrived at the event hoping to win the award for a second time. From left to right: Craig Potter, Guy Garvey, Mark Potter, Pete Turner and Richard Jupp

Leaders Of The Free World: British Elbow arrived at the event hoping to win the award for a second time. From left to right: Craig Potter, Guy Garvey, Mark Potter, Pete Turner and Richard Jupp

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It”s a blackout: Presenter Lauren Laverne covered the event at Grosvenor House and she also announced the nominees back in July

Time to judge: Singer Corrinne Bailey Rae was part of the panel who decided that PJ Harvey

Time to judge: Singer Corrinne Bailey Rae was part of the panel who decided that PJ Harvey”s eighth album should win the award

Been there, done that: Previous Mercury Music Prize winner, Ms Dynamite arrives at this years event also dressed in black

Been there, done that: Previous Mercury Music Prize winner, Ms Dynamite arrives at this years event also dressed in black