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

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

British Male Singer
David Bowie

British Female Singer
Maggie Bell

Most Promising Name (British)
Leo Sayer

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