NME Awards - History

NME Pollwinners 1973
Alice Cooper, Photo: PA


We were into the world of the long-haired men who sang about intergalatic goings on. Yes, we mean "Yes" (as in the band) nabbed a couple of wins, as did shock-rock icon Alice Cooper, Bowie and the ever present Ms Diana Ross.

World Top Group: Yes

World Stage Band: Alice Cooper

World Male Singer: Davie Bowie

World Female Singer: Diana Ross

Most Promising Name: Golden Earring

Soul Act: Stevie Wonder

British Top Group: Yes

British Male Singer: David Bowie

British Female Singer: Maggie Bell

Most Promising Name (British): Leo Sayer

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