Last week we took a gander at those lucky pups in the Best New Band category, and now its time to take a look at the groups in the Best Live Band category. This NME Award has previously been nabbed by Biffy Clyro, Arctic Monkeys and Muse, but who do you think deserves the accolade in 2012? Here’s a recap of who's shortlisted:
With less than four weeks to go and the shortlisted candidates just announced, it's time to look at some of the NME Awards 2012 categories in more depth. Let's start with one of the most contested of the year, the Best New Band (supported by Boxfresh), an award previously picked up by Hurts, Bombay Bicycle Club and MGMT.
2011 has been a thrilling year in music in the UK with the return of some big-hitters, some long-time slow burners coming into full bloom and some stunning debuts. With the NME Awards 2012 fast approaching, the first phase of voting is now open, and we're going to look at each category in depth. Starting with: Best British Band. Who will get your vote?
Now that the tickets for the NME Awards Tour, featuring Two Door Cinema Club, Metronomy, Tribes and Azealia Banks, have been released, it's time to unveil the acts for the NME Awards shows 2012. Tickets for these are onsale now. Don't know all the acts? Allow us to introduce you...