Klaxons win Best New International Live Act at NME Awards USA

The Londoners triumph at Los Angeles ceremony

Klaxons have won Best New International Indie/Alternative Live Act at the NME Awards USA in Los Angeles tonight (April 23).

The south Londoners, who from Coachella to Glastonbury last year were firm festival favourites, topped the poll voted for by NME.COM‘s US users.

The other nominees were:

CSS

The Wombats

Foals

The Pigeon Detectives

With the British NME Awards already a key event on the global music scene, this year marks the launch of the NME Awards in north America.

For more on the NME Awards USA, including the 2008 winners list, go to NME.COM/awardsusa.

Meanwhile, to watch a live stream from the ceremony head to NME’s Myspace page at Myspace.com/nmemagazine.