ShockWaves NME Awards Best Event winners revealed

The Carling Weekend: Reading And Leeds Festivals triumph

The Carling Weekend: Reading And Leeds Festivals have been named as Best Event by NME’s readers.

The August bash was declared the winner at tonight’s (February 23) ShockWaves NME Awards 2006.

The award was picked-up by Melvin Benn and Neil Pengelly from organisers Mean Fiddler at the ceremony, being held in the Hammersmith Palais.

The festival beat off stiff competition which included Glastonbury and the global Make Poverty History event Live8.

The full nominations were:

Glastonbury

Live8

T In The Park

V Festival

Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds Festival

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