Abbey Road Studios Music Photography Awards reveals Icon Award winner

Abbey Road Studios announces Eric Johnson as winner of Icon Award at MPA's 2022
Biggie Smalls (Image credit: Eric Johnson)

Billed as the first-ever awards to celebrate the art of music photography, Abbey Road Studios Music Photography Awards 2022 has today confirmed that US photographer Eric Johnson will be the recipient of the very first ‘Icon’ award.

Over the span of his 30-year career Johnson has shot with some of the most iconic artists including Missy Elliott, Biggie Smalls, Lady Gaga, Shygirl and Doja Cat.

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.