In pictures: How Mercury winners fared
2003 - Dizzee Rascal

East London MC producer Dylan Mills was stabbed and accused of carrying pepper spray since he won.

But sales have topped 250,000 and he has toured the US.

His follow-up album Showtime went gold and he appeared on the Band Aid 20 single.

Like Dizzee Rascal, 2004 winners Franz Ferdinand remain a major force in British music.

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