VO5 NME Awards 2018: When is it, how to vote, where to get tickets, and everything you need to know

All the key info about the VO5 NME Awards 2018 is here

It’s almost time for music’s greats to gather in a room and celebrate the last 12 months of records, performances, and artists, and more. As usual, this year’s ceremony will feature performances from some of the most exciting acts around, big-name guests, and some moments that not even we could predict.

Read below for everything you need to know about the ceremony, from voting to those all important nominations.

VO5 NME Awards 2018

When and where are the VO5 NME Awards 2018 taking place?

The ceremony will take place at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on February 14, 2018.

Who is nominated this year?

Check back on January 17 to find out who’s in the running this year.

How do I vote?

The second round of voting will open on January 17.

How does voting work?

In two rounds. The first is an open vote to decide the shortlists. Then there’s a final vote to decide the ultimate winners.

Are all the awards voted for by the public?

No. The Godlike Genius award is decided by NME, and this year’s recipient has already been confirmed as the one and only Liam Gallagher. Apart from a couple of other special prizes, the rest of the awards are all voted for by you.

How can I follow the action if I can’t make it to Brixton?

Keep your browser locked on NME.com and all NME‘s social channels, where we’ll have comprehensive coverage of the night, from the red carpet to kicking out time and everything in between.

Who will be performing?

This year’s very exciting performers will be announced soon.

Are the prizes still those middle finger trophies?

Absolutely. We’ve been giving our winners the finger since 1994.