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NME Awards 2012
Noel Gallagher at the NME Awards 2012. Photo: NME


2012's NME Awards were ones to remember with Noel Gallagher accepting the award for Godlike Genius saying: "To all the people down here who ever cited me as an influence you are fucking welcome. You are welcome." Florence And The Machine won two awards while Michael Eavis promised Glastonbury would be back with a strong line-up in 2013 after accepting the award for Best Festival. The Most Dedicated Fans awards went to Muse and Justin Bieber was dubbed Worst Villain of 2012... and Worst Album.

Jack Whitehall

Best International Band
Foo Fighters

Best Video
Hurts - 'Sunday'

The Philip Hall Radar Award
Azealia Banks

Godlike Genius
Noel Gallagher

Best Solo Artist
Florence + The Machine

Best Track
Florence + The Machine - 'Shake It Out'

Best Dancefloor Anthem
Katy B - 'Broken Record'

Best TV Show
'Fresh Meat'

Best Festival

Best British Band

Best New Band
The Vaccines

Best Album
The Horrors - 'Skying'

Best Film

Worst Album
Justin Bieber - 'Under The Mistletoe'

Worst Band
One Direction

Hottest Woman
Hayley Williams, Paramore

Hottest Man
Jared Leto, 30 Seconds To Mars

Best Blog

Best Album Artwork
Friendly Fires - 'Pala'

Best Small Festival

Villain Of The Year
Justin Bieber

Hero Of The Year
Matt Bellamy

Best Live Band
Matt Bellamy

Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution To Music

Best Reissue
The Smiths - 'Complete Reissues'

Best Music Film
'Back And Forth' - Foo Fighters

Greatest Music Moment Of The Year
The Stone Roses reunite

Best Book
Noel Fielding - 'The Scribblings Of A Madcap Shambleton'

Most Dedicated Fans

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