Arctic Monkeys Dominate NME Awards With Five Wins
Posted by Joseph Lee on 02.27.2014
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NME reports that the NME Awards were held last night and the Arctic Monkeys managed to take away five of them. They also led all artists with eight nominations. In addition to Best British Band and Album for AM, Alex Turner won "hero of the year" over David Bowie, Lou Reed and Pussy Riot.
Turner wrote: "As the sun sets on awards season for another year there's just the big two left. I'm talking about the Oscars and the NME Awards. That said I'd like to thank The Academy. I used all my best shit last week."
Blondie won the "Godlike Genius" award and then performed at the Brixton Academy in south London with songs like "Heart of Glass," "Rapture" and "Atomic".
The awards were voted on by readers of the NME magazine and website. Here is a full list of winners:
Award For Innovation:
Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution to Music Award:
Belle & Sebastian