Shockwaves NME Awards 2008 - all the nominations

All the nominees are here - now YOU decide who wins

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Arctic Monkeys have led the way in the Shockwaves NME Awards 2008 nominations, picking up seven nods between them - and now YOU can decide who wins.

The Cribs, Klaxons and My Chemical Romance are also among the bands who did well in the first phases of voting, making it onto this year's shortlist.

The awards are now only a few weeks away, on February 28 at their new home, the Indig02 in north Greenwich, London.

Take a look at who is left in each category, and then cast your vote via NME.COM/awardsnominees. Remember and get your votes in by 10am on Monday February 25.

The 2008 nominees are:

Best British Band supported by Shockwaves
Arctic Monkeys
The Cribs

Best International Band supported by T4
Arcade Fire
Foo Fighters
The Killers
Kings Of Leon
My Chemical Romance

Best New Band supported by BBC Radio 1
The Enemy
Joe Lean And The Jing Jang Jong
The Pigeon Detectives
The Wombats

Best Live Band supported by Carling
Arctic Monkeys
The Cribs
Kaiser Chiefs
My Chemical Romance

Best Solo Artist supported by 4Music
Kate Nash
Jamie T
Jack Penate
Amy Winehouse
Patrick Wolf

Best Album supported by HMV
'Favourite Worst Nightmare' - Arctic Monkeys
'Shotters Nation' - Babyshambles
'We'll Live And Die In These Towns' – The Enemy
'Myths Of The Near Future' - Klaxons
'In Rainbows' – Radiohead

Best Track supported by Trinity St
'Fluorescent Adolescent' – Arctic Monkeys
'Flux' – Bloc Party
'Men's Needs' – The Cribs
'Lord Don't Slow Me Down' - Oasis
'Let's Dance To Joy Division' – The Wombats

Best Video supported by NME TV
'Teddy Picker' – Arctic Monkeys
'Flux' – Bloc Party
'D.A.N.C.E.' - Justice
'Golden Skans' - Klaxons
'Teenagers' – My Chemical Romance

Best Music DVD
'Up The Shambles' – Babyshambles
'The Song Remains The Same' – Led Zeppelin
'Unplugged In New York' - Nirvana
'Lord Don’t Slow Me Down' - Oasis
'I Told You I Was Trouble' – Amy Winehouse

Best Live Event
Carling Weekend: Reading And Leeds Festival
Muse At Wembley Stadium
T In The Park
V Festival

Hero Of The Year
Matt Bellamy
Pete Doherty
Noel Fielding
Ryan Jarman
Thom Yorke

Villain Of The Year
Tony Blair
Johnny Borrell
Gordon Brown
George W Bush
Amy Winehouse

Best Dressed supported by Topman
Pete Doherty
Noel Fielding
Kate Nash
Alex Turner
Gerard Way

Worst Dressed
Johnny Borrell
Pete Doherty
Gerard Way
Amy Winehouse

Best Dancefloor Filler supported by Club NME
'Flux' – Bloc Party
'Hummer' - Foals
'D.A.N.C.E.' - Justice
'Atlantis To Interzone' - Klaxons
'Let's Dance To Joy Division' – The Wombats

Best Album Artwork
'Favourite Worst Nightmare' – Arctic Monkeys
'The Good, The Bad And The Queen' – The Good, The Bad And The Queen
'Sawdust' – The Killers
'Because Of The Times' – Kings Of Leon
'Send Away The Tigers' – Manic Street Preachers

Best Radio Show
Russell Brand (Radio 2)
Zane Lowe (Radio 1)
Chris Moyles (Radio 1)
Colin Murray (Radio 1)
Jo Whiley (Radio 1)

Worst Album
'1973' - James Blunt
'The Trick To Life' – The Hoosiers
'Spirit' - Leona Lewis
'Life In Cartoon Motion' - Mika
'Blackout' - Britney Spears

Worst Band
30 Seconds To Mars
Fall Out Boy
The Hoosiers
My Chemical Romance
Panic At The Disco

Best TV Show
'The Mighty Boosh'
'Never Mind The Buzzcocks'
'The IT Crowd'

Best Film
'Hot Fuzz'
'Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End'
'The Simpsons Movie'

Sexiest Man
Howlin' Pelle Almqvist
Julian Barrett
Noel Fielding
Nicky Wire
Patrick Wolf

Sexiest Woman
Jenny Lewis
Kylie Minogue
Hayley Williams
Rachael Yamagata

Best Venue
Brixton Academy
Manchester Apollo
Glasgow Barrowlands
London Astoria
Wembley Stadium

Best Website

Best Band Blog
Foals (www.wearefoals.com/blog)
Lilly Allen (www.myspace.com/lilymusic)
Lightspeed Champion (www.lightspeedchampion.com)
Radiohead (www.radiohead.com/deadairspace)
The Streets (www.myspace.com/thestreets)

Best Music Blog
The Hype Machine (hypem.com)
The Modern Age (www.themodernage.org)
Nothing But Green Lights (nothingbutgreenlights.net)
Spinner (spinner.com)
Stereogum (stereogum.com)

Vote now by heading to NME.COM/awardsnominees and you could win VIP tickets to the ceremony, which takes place in London on February 28.

Plus fans can watch all the action as it unfolds later that same night on E4 with further coverage all weekend on Channel 4 including the biggest aftershow party ever with the Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig. Highlights from the awards will also be broadcast on Channel 4 the next night on Friday (February 29) with T4 broadcasting all day on Saturday 30 from backstage at the event.

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