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Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 - Giant Photos

By NME Blog

Posted on 25 Feb 11

 
 

The Shockwaves NME Awards may be over for another year, but there's still plenty of ways to relive the carnage.

Tune in to T4 at 11.25am and Channel 4 (11.20pm) on Saturday (Feb 26th) to watch the whole thing in full, and get your fill of all the images from the night in our supermassive gallery. Plus you can see the full winners list over on the blog and let us know what you think, before hitting up the video section for all the backstage access you need.

Here's some of the most stunning shots from the night in glorious widescreen. Same time next year?



Photo: Victor Frankowski/NME

The O2 Academy Brixton prepares for the onslaught. Photo: Victor Frankowski/NME



Photo: Victor Frankowski/NME

Frankie & The Heartstrings hang out around Brixton before the ceremony begins. Photo: Victor Frankowski/NME



Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

PJ Harvey walks the red carpet as the Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 kick off. Photo: Richard Johnson/NME



Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

The Drums pose for a photoshoot at O2 Academy Brixton. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME



Photo: Tom Oxley/NME

Biffy Clyro celebrate their Best Live Band victory. Photo: Tom Oxley/NME



Photo: Victor Frankowski/NME

Hurts perform 'Wonderful Life' live at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2011. Photo: Victor Frankowski/NME



Photo: Tom Oxley/NME

The Naked & Famous receive the Philip Hall Radar Award. Photo: Tom Oxley/NME



Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

Alice Glass of Crystal Castles receives her John Peel Award for Innovation. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME



Photo: PA

Michael Eavis picks up the Best Festival award for Glastonbury. Photo: PA



Photo: Danny North/NME

The Kills, Miles Kane and Kate Moss were all in attendance. Photo: Danny North/NME



Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

Laura Marling poses with her award for Best Solo Artist. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME



Photo: Tom Oxley/NME

My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way examines his trophy for Best International Band. Photo: Tom Oxley/NME



Photo: Danny North/NME

The 2011 Godlike Genius Dave Grohl watches the evening's proceedings, before performing live for the crowd. Photo: Danny North/NME



Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

Muse pose with their Best British Band trophy. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME



Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

There was plenty of free booze and celebrity spotting at O2 Academy Brixton. Photo: Richard Johnson/NME



Photo: Tom Oxley/NME

Jarvis Cocker observes the Crystal Castles photo shoot. Photo: Tom Oxley/NME



Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

Noel Fielding, Hurts and Matt Berry goof around backstage. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME



Photo: Danny North/NME

Crystal Castles hide behind their coats as they sneak away with free alcohol. Photo: Danny North/NME



Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

Foo Fighters played a surprise 23-song set to close out the night. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME



Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

Dave Grohl jumps into the crowd during his band's performance. Photo: Richard Johnson/NME



Photo: Victor Frankowski/NME

Foo Fighters premiered their new album 'Wasting Light' in full during their performance. Photo: Victor Frankowski/NME



Photo: Dan Kendall/NME

The cast of 'Skins' took home the award for Best TV Show. Photo: Dan Kendall/NME



Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

Rockstars know how to party hard. Here's the proof. Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

 
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