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Transgender Star To Miss Out On Best Original Song Performance At The Oscars

The Antony & The Johnsons singer made history last month (Jan16) by becoming only the second trans artist - and the first in over three decades - to be nominated for an Oscar,...

Hegarty Teams Up With Dafoe For Ambitious Theatre Venture

ANTONY & THE JOHNSONS frontman ANTONY HEGARTY is teaming up with movie star WILLEM DAFOE to stage a theatrical tribute to legendary performance artist MARINA ABRAMOVIC in England.Dafoe will star alongside Abramovic in The Life...

Hegarty's Birthday Wish For Obama

ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS star ANTONY HEGARTY has special plans for U.S. President BARACK OBAMA's first birthday in office - he wants to sing for the leader. The gender-bending singer is a huge fan of...

Antony Hegarty To Auction Self-designed Dress

A one-off dress designed by ANTONY + THE JOHNSONS singer ANTONY HEGARTY for an initiative by YOOX.COM will be auctioned on website eBay next month (Feb08). All proceeds from the sale of the gown will...

Bjork Hopes To Team Up With Antony + The Johnsons For Glastonbury

BJORK hopes to be joined on joined on stage with ANTONY HEGARTY, of ANTONY + THE JOHNSONS at this year's (07) Glastonbury festival. The Icelandic singer plays the Other Stage at the legendary English festival...

Antony Begs Fans To Stop Taping And Trading

Cult rocker ANTONY HEGARTY has begged his fans to stop trading recordings of his live concerts. The ANTONY + THE JOHNSONS star has asked for an end to taping his shows in an online posting....

Bjork Collaborating With Stars On New Album

Icelandic singer BJORK is working on collaborations with TIMBALAND and ANTONY HEGARTY for her new album. The PLAY DEAD star is promising to reinvent her sound yet again on her, as yet untitled, sixth studio...

Lou Reed Revisits Berlin

LOU REED is to perform his critically-slammed 1973 album BERLIN at upcoming shows in his native New York and Australia. The former VELVET UNDERGROUND frontman always felt the album was greatly under-appreciated and he's hoping...

Film-maker Stunned By Hegarty's Voice

Film-maker LIAN LUNSON was so touched by British pop star ANTONY HEGARTY's rendition of LEONARD COHEN's IF IT BE YOUR WILL she struggled to edit the performance for a new tribute to the Canadian folk...

Hegarty: 'I'm Not Original'

Singer ANTONY HEGARTY is bemused when his unique talent is likened to the voices of NINA SIMONE and ELVIS PRESLEY - he claims he is simply a blend of every musician that has ever influenced...

Hegarty In Rock 'N' Roll Tug-of-war

Singer ANTONY HEGARTY hails BOY GEORGE and LOU REED as his musical muses, and he was stunned when both his heroes were keen to work with him. Torn between his two favourite hitmakers, the...

Arctic Monkey Turner Voted Coolest Man

Rock newcomer ALEX TURNER of British band ARCTIC MONKEYS has been voted coolest man on the planet, beating out competition from superstars like LIAM GALLAGHER and KANYE WEST. The 19-year-old I BET YOU LOOK...

Franz Ferdinand: 'Antony And Johnsons Are Worthy Successors'

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND were overjoyed when ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS controversially won this year's (05) prestigious Mercury Music Prize, because they were the most original group. The successful indie group, who won the...

Antony And The Johnsons Attacked Over Mercury Triumph

The decision to honour ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS with British award the Mercury Music Prize 2005 has come under fire - as the band is American. British contenders for the coveted gong were livid...

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