November 16, 2011 12:34
Glastonbury, Bestival, Sonisphere win at UK Festival Awards
Ed Sheeran, Chase & Status and Paolo Nutini also pick up awards
Glastonbury was awarded Best Major Festival at the ceremony, which was held at London's Roundhouse, while Bestival picked up the award for Fans' Favourite Festival.
Sonisphere was awarded Best Line-Up, with End Of The Road Festival named as the Best Small Festival and Secret Garden Party as the Best Medium-Sized Festival.
There were also awards for new Oxfordshire event Wilderness, which was named Best New Festival, Croatian festival Outlook, which was awarded Best Overseas Festival, and Creamfields, which was named Best Dance Festival.
Tramlines Festival, Y-Not Festival and Beautiful Days Festival also picked up awards, but V Festival, Wireless, T In The Park, Reading and Leeds Festivals, Isle Of Wight Festival and Download all missed out.
In the song categories, Ed Sheeran won the award for Best Breakthrough Artist, while Chase and Status were awarded Anthem Of The Summer for their hit 'Blind Faith'. Paolo Nutini's performance at Latitude was named as the Headline Show Of The Summer.
The list of winners was as follows:
Best New Festival
Best Metropolitan Festival
Best Dance Event
Best Overseas Festival
Best Family Festival
Best Breakthrough Artist
Line-Up Of The Year
Headline Performance Of The Summer
Paolo Nutini - Latitude
Anthem Of The Summer
Chase & Status – Blind Faith
Best Small Festival
End Of The Road
Best Medium-Sized Festival
Secret Garden Party
Best Major Festival
Fans' Favourite Festival
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