Rolling Stones win double NME awards
Last Updated: Thursday, February 28, 2013, 12:17
  

London: The Rolling Stones emerged as double winners at the NME Awards, more than half a century after the legendary English rock band was first featured in the magazine’s pages.

The band was named the best live band, and their documentary ‘Crossfire Hurricane’ landed the best film prize, the BBC reported.

Rock trio Biffy Clyro was named best British band, while The Killers landed the best international band prize.

Former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr was presented NME’s “godlike genius” award.

Florence Welch, of Florence and the Machine was another double winner at the event.

Welch was named best solo artist and provided the vocals on ‘Sweet Nothing,’ by Calvin Harris, which was named best dancefloor anthem.

Meanwhile, One Direction was named worst band and singer Harry Styles was named villain of the year.

NME award winners are:

Godlike Genius: Johnny Marr

Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution Award: The Cribs

Best British Band: Biffy Clyro

Best Album: The Maccabees

Best International Band: The Killers

Best Track: Inhaler’ Foals

Best TV Show: Fresh Meat

Best Music Film: The Rolling Stones - Crossfire Hurricane

Best Re-Issue: Blur - 21

Best Solo Artist: Florence Welch

Best New Band: Palma Violets

Best Music Video: Arctic Monkeys - R U Mine?

Best Festival: Reading and Leeds festivals

Best Live Band: The Rolling Stones

Best Dancefloor Anthem: Calvin Harris featuring Florence Welch - Sweet Nothing

Philip Hall Radar Award: Child Of Lov

Best Twitter: Alana Haim (@babyhaim)

Best Book: Mike Skinner - The Story Of The Streets

Music Moment Of The Year: Olympics opening ceremony

Hero Of The Year: Barack Obama

Villain Of The Year: Harry Styles

Best Small Festival: Festival No 6

Worst Band: One Direction

Best Fan Community: Muse

Best Film: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

ANI


First Published: Thursday, February 28, 2013, 12:17



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