The Script frontman Danny O’Donoghue has encouraged women in the music industry to “smash the glass ceiling”.
Florence And The Machine
This year’s nominees for the Mercury Prize include one previous winner – Arctic Monkeys – and a handful of other acts who have been nominated before.
Canadian rapper Drake is currently on course to beat Florence and the Machine in a close battle for number one on the UK albums chart.
Florence And The Machine will release a new album this summer called High As Hope.