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NME Awards 2009
The Cure at the 2009 NME Awards, Photo: Timothy Cochrane/NME

2009

Dizzee gave a sweet acceptance speech, La Roux and Franz teamed up for Blondie's 'Call Me', we had blub over Damon and Graham reuniting for a lovely, lovely version of 'This Is A Low' and the award for 'biggest hat' of the evening went to Grace Jones.

Other highlights included Tim Burton presenting The Cure with their Godlike Genius award, Sarah Harding pretending to join Arctic Monkeys and Friendly Fires doing their Brazilian dancers thing to full effect.

Best Live Band
Muse

Best DVD
Arctic Monkeys At The Apollo

Best New Band
MGMT

Best Dancefloor Filler
Dizzee Rascal - 'Dance Wiv Me'

Best Album
Kings Of Leon - 'Only By The Night'

Philip Hall Radar Award
The Big Pink

Best Live Event
Glastonbury

Best Solo Artist
Pete Doherty

Outstanding Contribution To British Music
Elbow

Best TV Show
'The Mighty Boosh'

Best International Band
The Killers

Best Track
MGMT - 'Time To Pretend'

Best Video
The Last Shadow Puppets - 'My Mistakes Were Made For You'

Best British Band
Oasis

Godlike Genius Award
The Cure

Best Website
Youtube

Best Band Blog
Noel Gallagher, Oasis

Best Album Artwork
Muse - 'Haarp'

Best Venue
London Astoria

Hero Of The Year
Barack Obama

Villain Of The Year
George Bush

Best Dressed
Alexa Chung

Worst Dressed
Amy Winehouse

Worst Band
Jonas Brothers

Sexiest Man
Matt Bellamy

Sexiest Woman
Hayley Williams

Worst Album
Jonas Brothers - 'A Little Bit Longer'




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