VO5 NME Awards 2018: Listen to a playlist of tracks from every Best Album winner ever

There's a lot of classics on this playlist

With all the history of the NME Awards, you’re bound to be able to make some amazing playlists out of past winners. We’ve done just that with every Best Album winner ever, taking a track from each victorious record and plonking them into a lovely Spotify playlist for you to enjoy in the lead up to the VO5 NME Awards 2018 and beyond.

What can you expect from it? Well, a whole heap of classics, obviously. Everyone from John Lennon to Arctic Monkeys, The Smiths to Blur, and The Jam to Foals have picked up the award since 1971 so you’re left with over three hours of hit after hit. Listen below and thank us later.

NME Awards Best Album Winners

A playlist featuring T. Rex, John Lennon, Pink Floyd, and others

When you’re done with that, why not listen to every winner of Best Track ever too?

The VO5 NME Awards 2018 takes place on February 14 at London’s O2 Academy Brixton, where winners including this year’s Best Album supported by Orange Amplification will be revealed.

The VO5 NME Awards 2018 nominations are as follows:

BEST BRITISH BAND supported by Zig-Zag
Alt-J
Kasabian
Wolf Alice
The 1975
The xx
Bastille

BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND supported by 19 Crimes Winery
Haim
The National
Foo Fighters
The Killers
Paramore
Migos

BEST BRITISH SOLO ARTIST supported by VO5
Dua Lipa
Liam Gallagher
Ed Sheeran
Stormzy
Loyle Carner
Charli XCX

Dua Lipa live

Dua Lipa live

BEST FILM supported by Zig-Zag
T2: Trainspotting
Blade Runner 2049
Baby Driver
The Disaster Artist
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
It

BEST INTERNATIONAL SOLO ARTIST
Kendrick Lamar
Taylor Swift
Lorde
Lana Del Rey
St Vincent
Father John Misty

2018 Grammy winners

Kendrick Lamar performing at the 2018 Grammys

BEST NEW ARTIST supported by Vans
Stefflon Don
J Hus
The Magic Gang
Sigrid
SZA
Shame

BEST ALBUM supported by Orange Amplification
Lorde, ‘Melodrama’
J Hus, ‘Common Sense’
Wolf Alice, ‘Visions Of A Life’
Gorillaz, ‘Humanz’
Loyle Carner, ‘Yesterday’s Gone’
The National, ‘Sleep Well Beast’

BEST TRACK supported by Estrella Galicia
Kasabian, ‘God Bless This Acid House’
Kendrick Lamar, ‘Humble’
Lorde, ‘Green Light’
The Horrors, ‘Something To Remember Me By’
Dua Lipa, ‘New Rules’
Charli XCX, ‘Boys’

Lorde

BEST LIVE ARTIST supported by Nikon
Kasabian
Stormzy
Lorde
Royal Blood
LCD Soundsystem
Liam Gallagher

BEST FESTIVAL supported by ID&C
Glastonbury
Reading & Leeds
Download
Parklife
TRNSMT
Bestival

Glastonbury

Glastonbury

BEST COLLABORATION supported by VO5
Craig David and Bastille, ‘I Know You’
Stefflon Don and Skepta, ‘Ding-A-Ling’
Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, ‘Continental Breakfast’
Gorillaz and Jehnny Beth, ‘We Got The Power’
Lily Allen and Giggs, ‘Trigger Bang’
Yungen and Yxng Bane, ‘Bestie’

BEST MIXTAPE sponsored by Bulldog Gin
Charli XCX, ‘Pop 2’
Drake, ‘More Life’
Krept & Konan, ‘7 Nights/7 Days’
Rex Orange County, ‘Apricot Princess’
Dave, ‘Game Over’
Avelino, No Bullshit’

BEST VIDEO
The Big Moon, ‘Sucker’
Charli XCX, ‘Boys’
St Vincent, ‘Los Ageless’
Taylor Swift, ‘Look What You Made Me Do’
Dua Lipa, ‘New Rules’
Pale Waves, ‘Television Romance’

BEST TV SHOW
Stranger Things 2
Game Of Thrones
Westworld
Rick & Morty
Glow
Peaky Blinders

GLOW

The GLOW crew

MUSIC MOMENT OF THE YEAR
One Love Manchester
The Killers play surprise set at Glastonbury
Grime4Corbyn
Noel Gallagher plays ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’ at Manchester Arena
Lady Gaga at the Super Bowl
Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington tribute concert

BEST FESTIVAL HEADLINER
Muse
BBK
Ed Sheeran
Noel Gallagher
Foo Fighters
The 1975

Muse

BEST SMALL FESTIVAL
Festival Number 6
Boardmasters
Wilderness
Field Day
End Of The Road
Kendal Calling

VILLAIN OF THE YEAR
Donald Trump
Theresa May
Katie Hopkins
Piers Morgan
Kim Jong-un
Jeremy Hunt

Hero

Jeremy Corbyn is a nominee for Hero Of The Year

HERO OF THE YEAR
Ariana Grande
Rose McGowan
Jeremy Corbyn
Ellie Rowsell
Big Shaq
David Attenborough

REISSUE OF THE YEAR
Radiohead, ‘OK Computer OKNOTOK 1997 2017’
Prince, ‘Purple Rain’
The Beatles, ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’
REM, ‘Automatic For The People’
The Smiths, ‘The Queen Is Dead’
Super Furry Animals, ‘Radiator’

Radiohead meme

Radiohead are the subject of a new ‘Always Sunny’ parody

BEST MUSIC BOOK

Wiley, Eskiboy
Action Bronson, Fuck That’s Delicious: An Annotated Guide To Eating Well
Dylan Jones, David Bowie: A Life
Allan Jones, Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down: Rock’n’Roll War Stories
Lizzy Goodman, Meet Me In The Bathroom: Rebirth And Rock And Roll In New York City 2001-2011
The KLF, 2023: A Trilogy

BEST MUSIC FILM

Lady Gaga: Five Foot Two
L7: Pretend We’re Dead
Bunch Of Kunst: A Film About Sleaford Mods
George Michael: Freedom
England Is Mine
Whitney: Can I Be Me

VOTE FOR YOUR WINNERS HERE