NME Awards History

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Cliff Richard was bowled over. He said: "The atmosphere created by 10,000 audience inspires me to give my very best. It's wonderful to be part of the show - but just think how great it would be to sit in front and watch it all."

Highlights included "Gerry (Pacemaker) courageously singing (and winning acclaim for) the 'You'll Never Walk Alone' ballad", the "super-human drive of the Beatles" and "the happy personality of Joe Brown."

Our man said: "It was a show that left the senses reeling...the biggest array of British pop talent put together in one pulsating package."

Roger Moore

The Beatles

World Male Singer
Cliff Richard

World Vocal Group

World Musical Personality
Elvis Presley

World Female Singer
Brenda Lee

British Vocal Personality
Joe Brown

British Vocal Group

British Large Band Or Orchestra
Joe Loss

British Small Group

British Traditional Jazz Band
Kenny Ball

Best British Disc Of The Year
Beatles 'She Loves You'

British Female Singer
Kathy Kirby

Artist For Poll Concert
Billy J Kramer and Dakotas

British Male Singer
Cliff Richard

Disc Jockey
David Jacobs

New Disc or TV Singer
Gerry Marsden

Solo Instrumentalist
Jet Harris

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