Thursday, 18 February 2016

NME Awards 2016 - the winners!

The NME Awards 2016, held at London's O2 Academy Brixton last night (17.02.16) and  hosted by Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens, saw Coldplay receive the Godlike Genius Award, with the band closing the ceremony with a live performance. Yoko Ono, meanwhile, picked up the NME Inspiration Award a day prior to her 83rd birthday.

The Maccabees were crowned Best British Band, while Run The Jewels took the prize for Best International Band. Rat Boy, who also performed on the night, won Best New Artist, Charli XCX won Best British Solo Artist and Wolf Alice took home Best Live Band.

Foals won the award for Best Album  and Wolf Alice picked up another gong for for their song 'Giant Peach'. This is England '90 was voted Best TV Show, Beasts Of No Nation took home Best Film, while Blur: New World Towers won Best Music Film category.

Elsewhere, Glastonbury was voted the Best Festival and The Libertines took two awards home: Music Moment Of The Year for their secret Glastonbury set and Best Fan Community.

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