Meilyr Jones crowned 2016 Welsh Music Prize award winner
Singer Meilyr Jones has been crowned the winner of the sixth Welsh Music Prize for his debut solo album 2013.
The former frontman of Race Horses came top of a shortlist of 12 albums ranging from folk to metal, and alternative Welsh language to pop.
The 29-year-old went to Rome in 2013 following the break up of the band and the visit inspired the album.
"Winning was a big shock, I really had no idea - I am nervous but overall, it is great to have won," he said.
"I made the record on my own, away from the industry with the help of my family and my good friends. It meant I got... read more
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