Your chance to see Blur, McCartney, Shaun Rider, Ken Livingstone in our gallery...

Bustling through the teeming crowds of celebs, NME was on hand to separate the personality wheat from the riff-raff chaff.

The gallery includes the best close-up shots of the attendees before everyone got a bit too giddy (as Dave from The Royle Family observed).

[url=]Click here for the picture gallery.

The NME Premier Awards webcast live on the 2 February 2000 at 3pm is now available to view on archive now.

[url=]Click here for the webcast of the NME Premier Awards

The entire show features the winners and the acceptance speeches of all the winners as well as a dubious introductory act – the fast forward on Realplayer was built for this.

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