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Danbert Nobacon

After nearly two decades of obscurity, cult Leeds band Chumbawamba hit worldwide fame with their drinking song Tubthumping. Well known for their anarchist views, the group promised to create a fuss at the 1998 awards.

After performing their hit, the group's Danbert Nobacon - real name Nigel Hunter - tipped an ice-bucket over Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott, who attended the ceremony with his wife Pauline.

Prescott, who decided not to press charges when Nobacon was arrested, later admitted he nearly gave him a Tubthumping of his own.

Nobacon was unrepentant - and vowed he would do it again if he got the chance.







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