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About Hyundai Since 1967, Hyundai has had four decades of incredible innovation. During this period, we’ve developed cutting-edge technology in all the right areas and we’ve been striving to strengthen our leadership in clean technology. We’ll soon be launching the All-New NEXO, a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle which arrives with a futuristic design and harnesses all the latest in zero-emission technology. As well as the KONA Electric, the first compact electric SUV in Europe adding a touch of elegance and efficiency to the range.

At the heart of our brand is the desire to think differently and always challenge convention. It’s this relentless commitment to innovation and our forward-thinking philosophy that’s seen us arrive at where we are today. We sell technologically-advanced, high quality vehicles to people in more than 190 countries and employ over 110,000 people worldwide. 2018 is the latest chapter in our innovation story. As title partner of the Hyundai Mercury Prize, we’re proud to support the UK and Ireland’s most innovative musicians, in their endless pursuit for musical perfection.

We believe in great ideas. But it’s only when a great idea is put into action that it become something special. Innovators are at the heart of great ideas, as they bring ideas to life and make them a reality. At Hyundai, we are dedicated to bringing great ideas to life as we support innovators in music. We are proud to sponsor the 2018 Hyundai Mercury Prize and we believe the future of music belongs to innovators.

To see how you can get involved in the 2018 Hyundai Mercury Prize, visit www.hyundai.co.uk



BBC Music is the corporation’s strongest commitment to music in 30 years - comprising an ambitious wave of new programmes, innovative partnerships and ground-breaking music initiatives led by Director Bob Shennan. Initiatives since the launch last year include the recreation of God Only Knows featuring 27 artists including Brian Wilson, Florence Welch, Chris Martin, One Direction and Sam Smith; regular musical performances on BBC One’s The One Show, the inaugural BBC Music Awards, the classical music initiative for schools called ‘Ten Pieces’, and the first ever BBC Music Day. A raft of exciting BBC Music commissions exclusively for BBC iPlayer include Festival Pass with Rudimental; All Shook Up hosted by 6 Music presenter Marc Riley; Music Box with Guy Garvey and Amy Winehouse In Her Own Words.

www.bbc.co.uk/music



Spotify transformed music listening forever when it launched in Sweden in 2008. Discover, manage and share over 35m songs for free, or upgrade to Spotify Premium to access exclusive features including offline mode, improved sound quality, Spotify Connect and ad-free listening.

Today, Spotify is the world’s most popular music streaming service with a community of over 170m users, including over 75m subscribers, across 65 markets. We are the largest driver of revenue to the music business today.

Spotify will be promoting the Hyundai Mercury Prize from the shortlist announcement through to the Awards Show in September. Spotify will also help music fans discover new music with playlists featuring the 12 shortlisted artists and albums.

www.spotify.com

The UK’s first #ZeroPlasticSolution to water on the go - the Life Water Can.

A more sustainable alternative to plastic bottles, every can is 100% recyclable, made from recycled aluminium and BPA free.

Every can also funds clean water projects across the globe through Life Water’s charity partner, drop4drop.org, as part of their joint mission to alleviate the World Water Crisis.

To find out more about the Life Water Can which is supported by Greenpeace and Glastonbury Festival, visit: www.zeroplasticsolution.co.uk.

#CansRecycleForever #TheresNoPlanetB