1968

Elvis, The Beatles and Lulu dominated. Meanwhile the Fab Four sent in an annotated note that said: “We are very grateful (indeed) and you may never know how much and such like you know (how it is).” Elvis, on the set of something called ‘Chautauqua’ wrote us a personal message:

“I am truly impressed to receive the news that I am named among the winners of the NME Poll. I value your vote of loyalty always, Elvis.”

Meanwhile Dusty Springfield thanked us for “giving me a very happy five years!”

Presenter
Roger Moore

 

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World Male Singer
Elvis Presley

World Female Singer
Lulu

World Vocal Group
Beatles

World Musical Personality
Elvis Presley

British Vocal Group
Beatles

British Female Singer
Lulu

Top Disc Jockey
Jimmy Savile

Best TV/ Radio Show
‘Top Of The Pops’

Best New Group
Love Affair

British Vocal Personality
Cliff Ricahrd

British R & B Group
Rolling Stones

Best British Disc This Year
Beatles – ‘Hey Jude’

British Male Singer
Tom Jones

New Disc Singer
Mary Hopkins

British Instrumental Unit
Shadows

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