Anohni (formerly known as Antony Hegaty) is an English singer, musician and visual artist, and lead singer of the band Antony and the Johnsons. Her work is known for its connection to the queer movement and to environmentalist concerns. Anohni herself is multidisciplinary in her practice as an artist – not only does she perform and compose, but she also draws, sculpts and collaborates with other visual artists and photographers to create work. In 2015, Anohni was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song, along with J. Ralph, for Manta Ray from the film Racing Extinction. Her debut solo album, Hopelessness, was released in 2016 to wide critical acclaim, including Mercury Music Prize and Brit Award nominations.