Arctic Monkeys' 'AM' named NME Album Of The Year 2013

Daft Punk pick up Best Track for 'Get Lucky'

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Arctic Monkeys' 'AM' has been named NME's Best Album of 2013.

Daft Punk, meanwhile picked up NME's Track Of The Year title for 'Get Lucky'.

The full list of 50 Best Albums and Tracks of 2013 appear in this week's NME, which is available digitally and on newsstands now. It includes in-depth interviews with many of the artists featuring in the lists.

Released in September, 'AM' is Arctic Monkeys fifth album and features the singles 'Do I Wanna Know', 'R U Mine?' and 'Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?'. The album finished ahead of Kanye West's 'Yeezus' in the Albums of the Year poll with the rapper's new album finishing second, narrowly ahead of Queens Of The Stone Age's '... Like Clockwork', which finishes third.

Meanwhile, Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky', which saw the duo team up with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers for a single which went on to sell over one million copies in the UK in 2013 is names Best Track. The song finished above Arcade Fire's 'Reflektor' at Number Two and 'Do I Wanna Know?' by Arctic Monkeys at Number Three in the poll.

NME's Best Album and Best Track 2013 top three are as follows.

Best Album

1. Arctic Monkeys – 'AM'
2. Kanye West – 'Yeezus'
3. Queens Of The Stone Age – '... Like Clockwork'

Best Track

1. Daft Punk – 'Get Lucky'
2. Arcade Fire – 'Reflektor'
3. Arctic Monkeys – 'Do I Wanna Know?'

Find out NME's 50 top tracks of 2013 here.

Find out NME's 50 top albums of 2013 here.

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