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NME Awards 2014

Published: Thu February 27, 2014  News Feed

February is a busy month for music awards and just one week after the Brit Awards, the stars of the music industry returned to London for the 2014 edition of the NME Awards. Arctic Monkeys were the big winners of the night and added 5 new trophies to their cabinet. AM won the band Best Album, whilst they also won Best Live Band, Best British Band, Best Fan Community and Hero Of The Year award, for lead singer, Alex Turner


Dolphin Music favourite Johnny Marr took the stage to present an award whilst Jarvis Cocker and John Cooper Clarke also took part, handing over the NME awards to Turner and Co.

If you want to discover the instruments behind the band, check out our Arctic Monkeys Gear Guide which features a run down of the live gear the band has used throughout their career.

The shock of the night was Lily Allen beating off competition from David Bowie and Brit Award winner Lorde, to win Solo Artist Of The Year whilst the ceremony also handed Damon Albarn the Innovation Award and Blondie quite rightly became the first female led band to pick up the coveted Godlike Genius Award.


Performances at the NME Awards 2014 came from The Horrors, NME's Best New Band Drenge plus Metronomy, who opened the show by performing 'Love Letters', from their forthcoming album.

Full List Of Winners

Godlike Genius
Blondie

Songwriters' Songwriter
Paul McCartney

Award For Innovation
Damon Albarn

Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution to Music Award
Belle & Sebastian

Best British Band supported by Windows Phone
Arctic Monkeys

Best International Band supported by Austin, Texas
Haim

Best Solo Artist
Lily Allen

Best New Band supported by Mossimo
Drenge

Best Live Band supported by Gig Buddy
Arctic Monkeys

Best Album supported by PS4 InFAMOUS Second Son
Arctic Monkeys, 'AM'

Best Track supported by Blackstar Amps
Disclosure, 'White Noise'

Best Music Video supported by Domino's
Eagulls, 'Nerve Endings'

Best Festival
Glastonbury

Best TV Show
Breaking Bad

Best Music Film
Made Of Stone

Philip Hall Radar Award supported by Monster Headphones
Fat White Family

Best Reissue
The Clash, 'Sound System'

Best Band Blog Or Twitter
Alana Haim, Haim

Best Book
Morrissey, Autobiography

Best Small Festival
Swn

Stefanie Chew
 
 
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