Published: 30th October 2014
Mercury Music Prize nominee FKA twigs is causing waves across the entertainment industry - not only for her skills as a singer-songwriter, but for her reported relationship with Twilight star Robert Pattinson.
Although she lost out to hip-hop trio Young Fathers for the big prize, her nomination has seen a huge boost to her record sales.
She rocked a pair of over-the-knee socks on the red carpet at the awards ceremony, held at Central London's Roundhouse venue in Camden.
The 26-year-old star, whose real name is Tahliah Barnett, had been among the favourites for the prize, on a list which included Damon Albarn, Bombay Bicycle Club, Jungle and Kate Tempest.
Her debut album, LP1, is available now and has been described as an exciting blend of hip-hop and electro.
Past winners of the Mercury Music Prize, given for best album by artists from the UK or Ireland, include Pulp, Franz Ferdinand and Arctic Monkeys.
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