Blur triumph at UK Festival Awards

Plus wins for Kings Of Leon, Glastonbury and Florence And The Machine

Blur triumph at UK Festival Awards
Blur, Glastonbury and Kings Of Leon were the big winners at this year's UK Festival Awards.

Damon Albarn and co walked away with Best Headline Performance of 2009 after their Glastonbury closing slot, and their singer scooped the Festival Fitty Award alongside Lily Allen.

Michael Eavis's Somerset bash was awarded Best Major Festival at the event, which was held at London's O2 Arena last night (November 19).

Kings Of Leon bagged Anthem Of The Summer for 'Sex On Fire', and Florence And The Machine claimed Best Breakthrough Act.

The full list of winners is as follows:

Best Headline Performance: Blur, Glastonbury
Best Major Festival: Glastonbury
Anthem of The Summer: Kings of Leon, 'Sex On Fire'
Festival Fitty Award: Damon Albarn, Lily Allen
Best Breakthrough Act: Florence & The Machine
Best Family Festival: Camp Bestival
Best Toilets: T in the Park
The Greener Festival Award: Croissant Neuf Summer Party
Best Metropolitan Festival: Gaymers Camden
Best New Festival: Sonisphere
The Grass Roots Festival Award: Leefest
Virtual Festivals’ Critics Choice Award: La Casa Azul
Best Brand Activation Award: The Schuh Welly
Best Overseas Festival: Oxegen
Best Dance Event: Creamfields
Promoter of the Year: Beach Break Live
Best Line-Up: Lounge on the Farm
Best Small Festival: Beach Break Live
Best Medium Festival: Bestival
Lifetime Achievement Award: Katrina Larkin

Read More On This Artist

Blur Merchandise
More News
James Bay announces UK and Ireland tour
One Direction remove Zayn Malik from video montage as their world tour continues
George Ezra performs 'Budapest' on 'Saturday Night Live' - watch
Rihanna performs 'Bitch Better Have My Money' live for the first time - watch
Taylor Swift joins Madonna onstage to perform 'Ghosttown' - watch
Kanye West, Beyoncé, Rihanna and Coldplay help launch Jay Z's new Tidal streaming service
Daphne & Celeste return with Max Tundra-produced comeback single 'You And I Alone'...
Noel Gallagher focuses on "brilliant" new album at Royal Albert Hall
Charli XCX and Sophie collaboration previewed - watch
Beck's 'Morning Phase' goes silver in UK after selling 60,000 copies
Zayn Malik looks to go solo after being pictured in recording studio with Naughty Boy
Justin Bieber joins Ariana Grande onstage to perform 'All That Matters' live - watch
Depeche Mode's Martin Gore announces solo album 'MG' and shares 'Europa...
East 17's Brian Harvey discusses struggles with depression and mental illness
Alt-J album 'This Is All Yours' certified gold in the UK
Jessie Ware joins Nicki Minaj onstage in London to perform 'The Crying Game' - watch
Destiny's Child reunite to perform at Stellar Gospel Music Awards - watch
Def Jam rapper's manager killed in a car park after planning anti-violence initiatives
Selfie sticks banned at US festivals
Jamie xx and Four Tet join forces on BBC Radio 1 – listen now
Prince in legal battle after releasing former The Voice contestant's album for free
New Tupac music to get future release

More News


Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
Know Your NME

NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM