Lily Allen wins Giving It Back Fan Award at Shockwaves NME Awards

Singer wins gong ahead of Kasabian and Arctic Monkeys

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Lily Allen has won the Giving It Back prize at the Shockwaves NME Awards tonight (February 24) for her Twitter ticket treasure hunt scheme.

Last year, the singer gave fans clues to where free tickets to her shows were hidden throughout her tours, giving details over the social networking site.

She picked up the prize from guest presenter and radio DJ Huw Stephens at London's O2 Academy Brixton tonight (February 24).

The other nominees in the category were:

Kasabian and Noel Fielding for free 'Vlad The Impaler' video
Danger Mouse for leaking 'Dark Night Of The Soul'
Arctic Monkeys for their Oxfam golden tickets
Vampire Weekend for giving away 'Horchata' from the album 'Contra'


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