Cast your vote for Best British Band, Best Album and Live Band among others now
It’s time to decide who’s ruled the last 12 months in music – and, as ever, the fate of our hallowed middle-finger trophies rests firmly in your hands.
You can vote in a total of 20 categories, including Best British Band, Best Album, Best Track and Best International Band. See below for the full list of categories and head to NME.COM/awards to vote and for more information.
The awards will be handed out at a glittering ceremony at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on February 29 – so make sure you have your say.
The categories for the NME Awards 2012 are as follows:
Best British Band
Best International Band
Best Solo Artist
Best New Band
Best Live Band
Best Dancefloor Filler
Best TV Show
Best Band Blog Or Twitter
Best Small Festival
Best Fan Community
Best Music Film
Meanwhile, our annual NME Awards Shows will be happening throughout February in the run up to the ceremony. Justice will be playing five shows – in London, Bristol, Birmingham, Glasgow and Manchester – as part of the celebrations, while The Cribs, The Black Keys, The Big Pink, S.C.U.M and Marina And The Diamonds are among the other bands playing gigs in the capital as part of the NME Awards Shows.