Mercury Prize 2011: Adele and Katy B miss out as PJ Harvey takes home award

Mercury Prize 2011: Adele and Katy B miss out as PJ Harvey takes home award

Adele snubbed at Mercury Music Prize ceremony as PJ Harvey takes home prestigious award… for the second time

10:16 AM on 7th September 2011

Winner in white: PJ Harvey took home the Barclaycard Mercury Prize award for her eighth album, Let England Shake

Winner in white: PJ Harvey took home the Barclaycard Mercury Prize award for her eighth album, Let England Shake

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

Empty-handed: Adele and Katy B 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

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It”s a blackout: Presenter Lauren Laverne wore black lace and Rupert Sanderson boots to cover the event for the BBC

Red carpet staple: Corinne Bailey Rae and previous winner Ms Dynamite also opted for black outfits Red carpet staple: Corinne Bailey Rae and previous winner Ms Dynamite also opted for black outfits

Red carpet staple: Corinne Bailey Rae and previous winner Ms Dynamite also opted for black outfits

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

Pride: British pianist and composer Gwilym Simcock was among the nominees and performed at the event

Pride: British pianist and composer Gwilym Simcock was among the nominees and performed at the 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