NME Awards History

NME Pollwinners 1970
Elvis, Photo: PA


The start of the decade found Elvis, The Beatles and The Shadows dominating, meanwhile Elton John nabbed the 'New Disc Singer' vote. 'Let It Be' won the 'Best British LP' and the 'Best British Single' accolade was won by Mungo Jerry's 'In the Summertime'.

World Male Singer
Elvis Presley

World Female Singer
Diana Ross

1970's Best British Single
Mungo Jerry - 'In The Summertime'

World Musical Personality
Elvis Presley

Best TV/ Radio Show
'Top Of The Pops'

World Vocal Group
Creedence Clearwater Revival

British Vocal Personality
Cliff Richard

British Female Singer
Cilla Black

New Disc Singer
Elton John

Best New Group
McGuiness Flint

Top British Group
The Beatles

Brit. Instrumental Unit
The Shadows

Top Disc Jockey
Jimmy Savile

British Male Singer
Cliff Richard

1970's Best British LP
The Beatles - 'Let It Be'

NME Pollwinners 1970
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