NME Awards - History

NME Awards 2013
Johnny Marr and Ronnie Wood at the NME Awards 2013. Photo: NME


The 2013 NME Awards were held at East London venue Troxy and saw Biffy Clyro win Best British Band, while Johnny Marr was named Godlike Genius. Marr performed a short set with Ronnie Wood to close the cermony, including The Smiths classic 'How Soon Is Now?'. At the afterparty Idris Elba of The Wire clashed with Liam Gallagher over a hat.

Presenter: Russell Kane

Best International Band: The Killers

Best Video: Arctic Monkeys - 'R U Mine?'

The Philip Hall Radar Award: The Child Of Lov

Godlike Genius: Johnny Marr

Best Solo Artist: Florence + The Machine

Best Track: Foals - 'Inhaler'

Best Dancefloor Anthem: Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch - 'Sweet Nothing'

Best TV Show: Fresh Meat

Best Festival: Reading And Leeds Festivals

Best British Band: Biffy Clyro

Best New Band: Palma Violets

Best Album: The Maccabees - 'Given To The Wild'

Best Music Film: Crosshire Hurricane

Worst Band: One Direction

Hottest Woman: Amy Lee

Hottest Man: Matt Bellamy

Best Blog or Twitter: Alana Haim (@babyhaim)

Best Small Festival: Festival No 6

Villain Of The Year: Harry Styles

Hero Of The Year: Barack Obama

Best Live Band: Rolling Stones

Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution To Music: The Cribs

Best Reissue: Blur - '21'

Best Film: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Greatest Music Moment Of The Year: Olympics opening ceremony

Best Book: Mike Skinner - The Story Of The Streets

Best Fan Community: Muse


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