Fascinating fact:

Blur star Damon Albarn will be honoured with the first-ever Innovation Award at the NME Awards in London later this month (Feb14). Announcing the news, NME editor Mike Williams says, “Damon’s enduring popularity is a testament to his unrivalled talent. He is somebody who is always pushing things forward, always operating in his own sphere and forever innovating via experimentation and collaboration… We’re lucky to have him, and it’s an absolute honour for us to be giving Damon the NME Award For Innovation.”