NME Awards - History

Nirvana, Photo: Press


Nirvana, Primal Scream, R.E.M. dominated the list. And apparently we were all saying: "You fat bastard!" to each other. Well, that's not very nice, is it?

Best Band: R.E.M.

Best LP: Primal Scream - 'Screamadelica'

Best Single: Nirvana - 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'

Best New Band: Kingmaker

Best Venue: Town & Country Club

Best Solo Artist: Morrissey

Bastard Of The Year: Saddam Hussein

Film Of The Year: 'Silence Of The Lambs'

Radio Show Of The Year: John Peel

Fashion Item: DM Boots

Event Of The Year: The release of the hostages

Object Of Desire: Toni Halliday

TV Show: 'Vic Reeves Big Night Out'

Worst Record: Bryan Adams - 'Everything I Do'

Word/Phrase: "You fat bastard"

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