The VO5 NME Awards start with our very own red carpet. See what the artists got up to as they arrived at the O2 Academy Brixton.
The VO5 NME Awards 2017 kicks off with the stars arriving on our very own red carpet at the O2 Academy Brixton. The night is set to go off with a bang, with performances from Bastille, Dua Lipa and Outstanding Contribution To Music recipient, Wiley. ‘Go West’ icons the Pet Shop Boys will be picking up the Godlike Genius Award. Couldn’t make it down to Brixton? Watch the whole VO5 NME Awards 2017 show on Facebook Live from 8:20pm GMT. Head over to the NME Facebook page if you fancy watching your favourite artists throw their middle fingers in the air (in good jest).
Michael Kiwanuka arrives on the Red Carpet in hopes of winning Best British Solo Male supported by The Pilot Pen company.
Rat Boy is here too! He won Best New Band in 2016.
Jetting in from New York – it’s Sunflower Bean
Slaves arrive hoping to pick up the awards for Best Live Band supported by Nikon and Best Video for ‘Consume Or Be Consumed’.
Theo Hutchcraft looking dapper in some kind of animal print.
Dua Lipa – up for Best British Female and Best New Artist supported by Topman, arrives in Brixton.
The trio are back – Busted’s here!
Charli XCX has her game face on in hopes of winning Best British Female and Best Track supported by Red Stripe for ‘After The Afterparty’.
Looking cooler than cool and up for Best British Female; it’s M.I.A.
Presenter Maya Jama is here and ready to party.
Everyone’s favourite ginger headed punk rock tattooist superstar, Frank Carter, is here!
Stevie Scott from Machine Heart swings leaves California behind to swing by Brixton.
It’s all greens and blacks for VO5 NME Awards 2017 performers Bastille.
Pixie spreads the love in advance of the Bands 4 Refugees performance later.
Louis Theroux arrives looking slick at VO5 NME Awards 2017. Louis is hoping to pick up the Best Film award for ‘My Scientology Movie’.
Best British Band supported by Zig-Zag noms Biffy Clyro are here. Up the Biff!
TV presenter and supper club aficionado Laura Jackson is here!
Members of the Bands 4 Refugees supergroup Circa Waves are in the house.
A vision in red, Joe Mount.
What’s up, pussycat? Ashley Roberts is in the building.
EDM superstar Martin Garrix arrives on the red carpet.