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Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 - all the nominees

  • The nominees for the Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 will find out in a few hours time which of them are winners. Keep clicking to find out which artists are up for awards at the bash, which takes place in London's O2 Academy Brixton tonight (February 23).

    Photo: Dan Dennison/NME

    Added: 21 Feb 2011

  • Competing in the Best British Band category - based on your votes - are Muse, Arctic Monkeys, Biffy Clyro, Foals, Kasabian, Muse. Last year's winner: Muse. Keep checking NME.COM throughout the evening for news reports, photo galleries, blogs, video interviews and more.

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    Added: 10 Sep 2010

  • Best International Band: Arcade Fire, Kings Of Leon, My Chemical Romance, The Drums, Vampire Weekend. Last year's winner: Paramore. The Shockwaves NME Awards are voted for by our magazine readers and website users. Half a million votes have been cast so far to create these shortlists.

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    Added: 24 Jan 2011

  • Best Solo Artist: Florence And The Machine, Frank Turner, Kanye West, Laura Marling, Paul Weller. Last year's winner: Jamie T. Get next week's NME for the ultimate report on the Awards. It's on sale and online from Wednesday (March 2).

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    Added: 24 Jan 2011

  • Best New Band: Beady Eye, Everything Everything, Hurts, The Drums, Two Door Cinema Club. Last year's winner: Bombay Bicycle Club. Watch the Awards on Channel 4 on Saturday night at 11:20pm. Earlier in the day, at 11:25am, T4 will show their coverage of the ceremony.

    Photo: Dean Chalkley

    Added: 14 Dec 2010

  • Best Live Band: Arcade Fire, Biffy Clyro, Foals, Kasabian, Muse. Last year's winner: Arctic Monkeys. Keep checking NME.COM throughout the evening for news reports, photo galleries, blogs, video interviews and more.

    Photo: Andy Willsher

    Added: 24 Jan 2011

  • Best Album: Crystal Castles – 'Crystal Castles II', Foals – 'Total Life Forever', My Chemical Romance – 'Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys', Arcade Fire – 'The Suburbs', Two Door Cinema Club – 'Tourist History'. Last year's winner: Kasabian, 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum'.

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    Added: 22 Nov 2010

  • Best Track: Cee Lo Green – ‘Fuck You’, Foals – 'Spanish Sahara', Gorillaz – 'Stylo', Janelle Monae (feat Big Boi) – 'Tightrope', Mark Ronson & The Business Intl – 'Bang Bang Bang'. Last year's winner: The Big Pink, 'Dominos'.

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    Added: 23 Nov 2010

  • Best Video: Arcade Fire – 'We Used To Wait', Brandon Flowers – 'Crossfire', Chase & Status – 'Let You Go', Gorillaz – 'Stylo', My Chemical Romance – 'Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)'.

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    Added: 24 Jan 2011

  • Best Festival: Download, Glastonbury, Reading & Leeds Festivals, T In The Park, V Festival. Last year's winner: Glastonbury.

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    Added: 24 Jan 2011

  • Best Dancefloor Filler: Crystal Castles – 'Baptism', Kele – 'Tenderoni', Plan B – 'Stay Too Long', Professor Green – 'Jungle', Tinie Tempah – 'Pass Out'. Last year's winner: La Roux – 'In For The Kill' (Skream Remix).

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    Added: 23 Nov 2010

  • Best TV Show: Misfits, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Peep Show, Skins, The Inbetweeners. Last year's winner: The Inbetweeners.

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    Added: 13 Oct 2010

  • Best Film: Get Him To The Greek, Inception, Kick-Ass, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, The Social Network. Last year's winner: Inglourious Basterds.

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    Added: 24 Jan 2011

  • Hero Of The Year: Gerard Way, Julian Assange, Lady Gaga, Matt Bellamy, Kanye West. Last year's winner: Rage Against The Machine.

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    Added: 17 Dec 2010

  • Villain Of The Year: Axl Rose, David Cameron, Justin Bieber, Nick Clegg, Simon Cowell. Last year's winner: Kanye West. Keep checking NME.COM throughout the evening for news reports, photo galleries, blogs, video interviews and more.

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    Added: 24 Jan 2011

  • Most Stylish: Brandon Flowers, Hayley Williams, Lady Gaga, Liam Gallagher, Noel Fielding. Last year's winner: Lady Gaga.

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    Added: 24 Jan 2011

  • Least Stylish: Cheryl Cole, Justin Bieber, Ke$ha, Lady Gaga, Liam Gallagher. Last year's winner: Lady Gaga.

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    Added: 24 Jan 2011

  • Worst Album Cheryl Cole – 'Messy Little Raindrops', Justin Bieber – 'My World', Katy Perry – 'Teenage Dream', Kings Of Leon – 'Come Around Sundown', My Chemical Romance – 'Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys'. Last year's winner: Jonas Brothers - 'Lines, Vines, And Trying Times'.

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    Added: 20 Dec 2010

  • Worst Band: Tokio Hotel, 30 Seconds To Mars, JLS, Jonas Brothers, Kings Of Leon. Last year's winner: Jonas Brothers.

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    Added: 24 Jan 2011

  • Best Blog: Theo Hutchcraft, Frank Turner, Hayley Williams, Kanye West, Lily Allen. Last year's winner: Radiohead.

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    Added: 12 Jan 2011

  • Best Book: Carl Barât – Threepenny Memoir, Jay-Z – Decoded, John Lydon – Mr Rotten's Scrapbook, Keith Richards – Life, Russell Brand – My Booky Wook 2.

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    Added: 24 Jan 2011

  • Best Small Festival: Bestival, Kendal Calling, Latitude, RockNess, Underage Festival.

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    Added: 24 Jan 2011

  • Hottest Woman: This year Paramore's Hayley Williams goes head-to-head with Alison Mosshart, Lady Gaga, Shakira and Emily Haines of Metric. Last year's winner: Karen O.

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    Added: 24 Jan 2011

  • Hottest Man: Alex Turner, Billie Joe Armstrong, Dominic Howard, Jared Leto and Matt Bellamy are up for this year's award. Last year's winner: Matt Bellamy.

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    Added: 24 Jan 2011