Shockwaves NME Awards 2008: The Enemy take home Best New Band award

The Coventry trio voted the best new act in the UK

The Enemy have won the Best New Band award at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2008.

The Coventry band picked up their award from the presenters, The HorrorsFaris Rotter and Kimberly Stewart.

The other nominees for the Best New Band award were Foals, Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong, The Pigeon Detectives and The Wombats.

For all the awards coverage head to NME.COM/awards now. We have exclusive picture galleries, live webcams, minute-by-minute blogs straight from the ceremony and Big Gig and video interviews with the biggest names at the ceremony.

That’s just the beginning – the ceremony is being broadcast on E4 at 11pm (GMT) tonight (February 28), with highlights following tomorrow (29) on Channel 4 from 11.50pm.

Meanwhile, next week’s issue of NME – on UK newsstands from March 5 – will contain the ultimate coverage, interviews and photos from the 2008 Shockwaves NME Awards.

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