Antony & The Johnsons win Mercury Music Prize
Tuesday, September 6, 2005
Antony & The Johnsons have won the 2005 Mercury Music Prize for their album I Am a Bird Now.
Anthony Hegarty, born in Chichester, United Kingdom, won the award of £20,000 for creating the most original album by a British or Irish act during the last year.
Other nominees included Coldplay, M.I.A. and the bookies favourites The Kaiser Chiefs.
- Patrick Barkham. “Antony and the Johnsons scoop Mercury prize” — , September 07, 2005
- “Antony and Johnsons win Mercury” — , September 06, 2005