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Shockwaves NME Awards 2009: The Winners

  • Dizzee Rascal won Best Dancefloor Filler for his track 'Dance Wiv Me', which also featured Calvin Harris and Chrome. Also nominated in this category were Crystal Castles, for 'Courtship Dating'.

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  • The Big Pink won the Philip Hall Radar Award at the Shockwaves NME Awards last night (February 25). The shoegazey, drone-loving act have been compared to Spiritualized and My Bloody Valentine.

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  • 'The Mighty Boosh' won Best TV Show. See next week's NME magazine, on sale from Wednesday 4 March, for an interview with Noel Fielding and co. Pic: PA Photos

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  • Glastonbury was crowned Best Festival. Accepting the award with his daughter and co-festival organiser Emily, Michael Eavis paid tribute to two of the 2008 headliners and one other notable figure: "Thanks to Kings and Jay-Z, and thanks to Noel [Gallagher] for the publicity campaign. Thanks to the 150,000 who kept the faith. See you later this year!" Pic: Tim Cochrane

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  • Peter Doherty, pictured here with former Libertines bandmate Carl Barat, won Best Solo Artist. The Babyshambles frontman and solo artist dedicated the award to his grandmother, saying, "Thank you so much. This award is dedicated to my grandmother Dolly," before joking, "How come Grace Jones was the only one to get a private meal?" Pic: PA Photos

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  • MGMT won Best New Band at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2009, which took place at the O2 Brixton Academy, Wednesday February 25. "Here's my speech, its a gummy spider," the band's Andrew VanWyngarden declared as he took the stage, referencing the free sweets given out to guests, before adding: "Fuck yeah!" You can watch a video interview with MGMT at NME.COM/VIDEO. Pic: Tim Cochrane

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  • Elbow won the Outstanding Contribution To British Music prize at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2009.

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  • The Last Shadow Puppets won Best Video at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2009. The duo, Miles Kane and Alex Turner, picked up the prize at the O2 Academy Brixton for the clip for single 'My Mistakes Were Made For You'. You can watch a video interview with the pair now at NME.COM/VIDEO. Pic: Tim Cochrane

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  • The Cure were honoured with the Godlike Genius award. Frontman Robert Smith accepted the award from director Tim Burton, who addressed Smith in his introductory speech: "I just wanna say when I was chained to a desk, and I was fucking depressed this music was the only thing that saved me. I just want to thank you for inspiring me." Pic: Tim Cochrane

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  • Oasis were crowned Best British Band at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2009. The Manchester band were unable to make the ceremony at the O2 Brixton Academy in London due to live commitments in Europe. However, the band sent in an acceptance video featuring themselves along with former Shockwaves NME Awards host Russell Brand. Pic: Tim Cochrane

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  • The Killers walked away with the Best International Band trophy. Accepting the award, Brandon Flowers, wearing a new spin on his eagle wings blazer, which featured a tiger's face on his back, said, "I guess this is a big thanks to our fans for voting." Pic: Tim Cochrane

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  • MGMT scooped Best New Band and Best Track (for 'Time To Pretend') at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2009. The pair topped our critics' polls last year, winning Album Of The Year and Track Of The Year accolades. Glasvegas, Vampire Weekend, Late Of The Pier and White Lies went home disappointed in the Best New Band category.

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  • Leigh Francis presents Alexa Chung with the Best Dressed award. She beat off competition from Brandon Flowers (who was also nominated for Worst Dressed), Noel Fielding, Noel Gallagher and her boyfriend Alex Turner. Pic: Tom Oxley

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  • Alex Turner picked up several awards last night, including Best DVD (for Arctic Monkeys Live At The Apollo) and Best Video (for The Last Shadow Puppets' 'My Mistakes Were Made For You'). Pic: Andy Willsher

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