November 6, 2013 17:09

The Rolling Stones up against Arctic Monkeys and Foals at UK Festival Awards

Full list of nominees revealed ahead of December 2 ceremony at London's Roundhouse

The Rolling Stones up against Arctic Monkeys and Foals at UK Festival Awards

Photo: Tom Oxley/NME

The nominees for the 10th annual UK Festival Awards have been revealed, with The Rolling Stones facing Arctic Monkeys and Foals in the Best Headline Performance award.

Festival-goers voted on what they rated most this festival season, creating a shortlist for each award. Over 575,000 votes were cast in total, and all of the shortlists can be seen below. Winners will be announced on December 2 at a ceremony held at London’s Roundhouse venue.

Among the nominees are The Rolling Stones' and Arctic Monkeys' performances at Glastonbury, both nominated for the Best Headline Performance award alongside sets from Foals, Sigur Ros, The Prodigy and Elton John. Arctic Monkeys are also nominated for the Anthem Of The Summer award, while Haim, Kendrick Lamar and Disclosure are all up for Breakthrough Act Of The Year.

Meanwhile, a number of awards will be decided upon by expert panels, including Agency Of The Year, Best Line-Up, Concession Of The Year, The Greener Festival Award, Best Brand Activation, The Extra-Festival Activity Award, Promoter Of The Year, Outstanding Contribution To Festival Production, Best Use Of New Technology and The Lifetime Achievement Award.

The nominees for the public voted awards are as follows:

Best Major Festival

Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park
Parklife Weekender
Reading And Leeds
T In The Park
V Festival

Best Medium Sized Festival

Bloodstock Open Air
Camp Bestival
End Of The Road
Green Man
Kendal Calling
Secret Garden Party
Y Not

Best Small Festival

2000trees Festival
Bearded Theory
Beat Herder
Brownstock Festival
Festival No 6
Strawberry Fields Festival
The Zoo Project Festival

Best New Festival

Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park
LIVE In Barnsley
Lost At Sea
Love Supreme Jazz Festival
The Fusion Festival

Best Dance Event

Beat Herder
Nozstock: The Hidden Valley Festival
South West Four
The Zoo Project Festival

Best Metropolitan Event

Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park
Dot To Dot
Live At Leeds
Liverpool Sound City
Love Saves The Day
Slam Dunk Festival
South West Four
The Great Escape
Vans Warped Tour UK (2012)

Best Family Event

Beautiful Days
Beverley Folk Festival
Cambridge Folk Festival
Camp Bestival
Green Man
Larmer Tree Festival
Truck Festival

Best Grassroots Event

2000trees Festival
Bearded Theory
Beautiful Days
Green Man
In The Woods
Kendal Calling
Larmer Tree Festival
The Zoo Project Festival
Y Not Festival

Best Toilets

2000trees Festival
Bearded Theory
Kendal Calling
We are FSTVL
Y Not Festival

Best Overseas Festival

Benicàssim (Spain)
Berlin Festival (Germany)
Dimensions (Croatia)
Electric Picnic Music & Arts Festival (Ireland)
EXIT Festival (Serbia)
Outlook Festival (Croatia)
Rock Am Ring/ Rock Im Park (Germany)
Snowbombing (Austria)
The Garden Festival (Croatia)
Tomorrowland (Belgium)

Headline Performance Of The Year

Arctic Monkeys – Glastonbury
Biffy Clyro – Reading & Leeds
Elton John – Bestival
Eminem – Reading & Leeds
Foals – Latitude
Rammstein – Download
Sigur Ros – End Of The Road
The Prodigy – Creamfields
The Rolling Stones – Barclaycard Presents British Summertime
The Rolling Stones – Glastonbury

Anthem Of The Summer

Arctic Monkeys – 'Do I Wanna Know'
Rudimental – 'Feel The Love'
Chic feat. Nile Rodgers – 'Freak Out'
Daft Punk – 'Get Lucky'
The Lumineers – 'Hey Ho'
Foals – 'Inhaler'
Jay Z – 'Niggas In Paris'
Bastille – 'Pompeii'
Imagine Dragons – 'Radioactive'
Disclosure – 'White Noise'

Breakthrough Act Of The Year

Frightened Rabbit
Imagine Dragons
Kendrick Lamar
London Grammar
The 1975
The Strypes

Last year Bestival was named Best Major Festival. The ninth annual ceremony took place at London's Roundhouse and also saw newcomer Festival No 6 win the award for Best New Festival and New Order score the gong for Headline Performance of the Year thanks to their turn at the event in Portmeirion, Wales. Jake Bugg was named Best Breakthrough Act and Django Django's song 'Default' received the prize for Anthem of the Summer.

Download Festival – which in 2012 saw sets from Black Sabbath, Biffy Clyro and Metallica - triumphed in the Best Line-Up category, whilst Latitude was named Best Family Festival and Camden Crawl scooped the gong for Best Metropolitan Festival. Elsewhere, Bloodstock Open Air Festival was named Best Medium Festival, Best Small Festival was the Y Not Festival and Best Overseas Festival was Benicàssim in Spain.

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