I Am a Bird Now

  1. The XX's Label Hoping For Mercury Nomination Uplift

    July 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT London alternative act the XX has been installed as frontrunners for the Barclarycard Mercury Prize, and the band's label says it will capitalize on the nomination with marketing activity. Since its release in August 2009, the critically accl ...

  2. Antony Lights Up Euro Albums Chart

    January 29, 2009 12:00 AM EST Antony & the Johnsons' "The Crying Light" (Rough Trade) makes a dramatic debut at No. 1 on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, as Katy Perry's "Hot N Cold" (Virgin/EMI) scores a fourth week atop Euroch ...

  3. Antony And The Johnsons Returns With New Album

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Antony And The Johnsons will release the follow-up to 2005's Mercury Music Prize-winning "I Am A Bird Now" (Rough Trade) on Jan. 19 2009. Entitled "The Crying Light," the album will be the New York-based group's third ...

  4. Arctic Monkeys Win U.K.'s Mercury Prize

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Arctic Monkeys have won the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the "album of the year" award for British and Irish acts. The act's debut set, "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" (Domino), The Arctic M ...

  5. Exclusive: New Pantheon Award Finalists Revealed

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST The 10 finalists for the inaugural New Pantheon Awards have been chosen, Billboard.biz can exclusively reveal. The award, which continues the mission of the now-defunct Shortlist Prize in recognizing The 10 finalists for the inaugural New Pantheon ...

  6. Kobalt Inks Antony To Admin Deal

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Antony Hegarty, frontman of Mercury Prize winners Antony & the Johnsons, has signed an exclusive administration deal with independent London-based publisher Kobalt Music Group. Antony Hegarty, frontman of Mercury Prize winners Antony & ...

  7. Kobalt Inks Antony To Admin Deal

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Antony Hegarty, frontman of Mercury Prize winners Antony & the Johnsons, has signed an exclusive administration deal with independent London-based publisher Kobalt Music Group. Antony Hegarty, frontman of Mercury Prize winners Antony & ...

  8. Antony & The Johnsons Wins Mercury Prize

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'I Am a Bird Now' named album of the year. 'I Am a Bird Now' named album of the year. News ...

  9. Antony & The Johnsons Wins Mercury Prize

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'I Am A Bird Now' takes 2005 prize. Antony & the Johnsons have won the 2005 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the "album of the year" award for British and Irish acts. The act's Rough Trade set "I Am a Bird Now" was ...

  10. Antony & The Johnsons Wins Mercury Prize

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Antony & the Johnsons have won the 2005 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the "album of the year" award for British and Irish acts. The act's Rough Trade second set "I Am a Bird Now" was named the winner Antony & the J ...

  11. Kaisers Take Chief Position For Mercury Prize

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Kaiser Chiefs' debut album "Employment" (B Unique/Polydor) is the leading contender for the 2005 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the shortlist for which was unveiled today (July 19) in London. The prize The Kaiser Chiefs' debut a ...

  12. Kaisers Take Chief Position For Mercury Prize

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Kaiser Chiefs' debut album "Employment" (B Unique/Polydor) is the leading contender for the 2005 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the shortlist for which was unveiled today (July 19) in London. The prize The Kaiser Chiefs' debut a ...