Monday, March 3, 2008

NME Award Winners 2008

Sorry for the lateness in this post but the internet was playing tricks on me until today. Saw the NME awards on tele last week was a good night all round. Great to see the manic's getting the godlike genius award. Arctic Monkeys cleaned up as usual, here's the full list of winners

Best British Band
Arctic Monkeys - WINNER!
The Cribs

Best International Band
Arcade Fire
Foo Fighters
The Killers - WINNER!
Kings Of Leon
My Chemical Romance

Best New Band
The Enemy - WINNER!
Joe Lean And The Jing Jang Jong
The Pigeon Detectives
The Wombats

Best Live Band
Arctic Monkeys
The Cribs
Kaiser Chiefs
Muse - WINNER!
My Chemical Romance

Best Solo Artist
Kate Nash - WINNER!
Jamie T
Jack Penate
Amy Winehouse
Patrick Wolf

Best Album
Favourite Worst Nightmare - Arctic Monkeys
Shotters Nation - Babyshambles
We’ll Live And Die In These Towns - The Enemy
Myths Of The Near Future - Klaxons - WINNER!
In Rainbows - Radiohead

Best Track
‘Fluorescent Adolescent’ - Arctic Monkeys - WINNER!
‘Flux’ - Bloc Party
‘Men’s Needs’ - The Cribs
‘Lord Don’t Slow Me Down’ - Oasis
‘Let’s Dance To Joy Division’ -The Wombats

Best Video
‘Teddy Picker’ - Arctic Monkeys - WINNER!
‘Flux’ - Bloc Party
‘D.A.N.C.E.’ - Justice
‘Golden Skans’ - Klaxons
‘Teenagers’ - My Chemical Romance

Best Music DVD
Up The Shambles - Babyshambles
The Song Remains The Same - Led Zeppelin
Unplugged In New York - Nirvana - WINNER!
Lord Don’t Slow Me Down - Oasis
I Told You I Was Trouble - Amy Winehouse

Best Live Event
Carling Weekend: Reading And Leeds Festival - WINNER!
Muse At Wembley Stadium
T In The Park
V Festival

Hero Of The Year
Matt Bellamy
Pete Doherty - WINNER!
Noel Fielding
Ryan Jarman
Thom Yorke

Villain Of The Year
Tony Blair
Johnny Borrell
Gordon Brown
George W Bush - WINNER!
Amy Winehouse

Best Dressed
Pete Doherty
Noel Fielding - WINNER!
Kate Nash
Alex Turner
Gerard Way

Worst Dressed
Johnny Borrell
Pete Doherty
Gerard Way
Amy Winehouse - WINNER!

Best Dancefloor Filler
‘Flux’ – Bloc Party
‘Hummer’ - Foals
‘D.A.N.C.E.’ - Justice
‘Atlantis To Interzone’ - Klaxons
‘Let’s Dance To Joy Division’ – The Wombats - WINNER!

Best Album Artwork
Favourite Worst Nightmare - Arctic Monkeys
The Good, The Bad And The Queen - The Good, The Bad And The Queen - WINNER!
Sawdust - The Killers
Because Of The Times - Kings Of Leon
Send Away The Tigers - Manic Street Preachers

Best Radio Show
Russell Brand (Radio 2)
Zane Lowe (Radio 1) - WINNER!
Chris Moyles (Radio 1)
Colin Murray (Radio 1)
Jo Whiley (Radio 1)

Worst Album
All The Lost Souls - James Blunt
The Trick To Life – The Hoosiers
Spirit - Leona Lewis
Life In Cartoon Motion - Mika
Blackout - Britney Spears - WINNER!

Worst Band
30 Seconds To Mars
Fall Out Boy
The Hoosiers - WINNER!
My Chemical Romance
Panic At The Disco

Best TV Show
The Mighty Boosh - WINNER!
Never Mind The Buzzcocks
The IT Crowd

Best Film
Control - WINNER!
Hot Fuzz
Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End
The Simpsons Movie

Sexiest Man
Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist
Julian Barrett
Noel Fielding - WINNER!
Nicky Wire
Patrick Wolf

Sexiest Woman
Jenny Lewis
Kylie Minogue - WINNER!
Hayley Williams
Rachael Yamagata

Best Venue
Brixton Academy
Manchester Apollo
Glasgow Barrowlands
London Astoria
Wembley Stadium - WINNER!

Best Band Blog
Lily Allen
Lightspeed Champion
Radiohead - WINNER!
The Streets

Godlike Genius
Manic Street Preachers

Manic's Live Performance at the NME Awards 2008

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