YouTube named Best Website at Shockwaves NME Awards

Video site triumphs at London ceremony

YouTube named Best Website at Shockwaves NME Awards
YouTube has been named the Best Website at the Shockwaves NME Awards in London tonight (February 25).

The award was voted for by NME readers and NME.COM users, and saw the video site pip the likes of MySpace and Facebook. NME.COM was not eligible.

The full list of nominees for Best Website were:

Bebo
Facebook
Last FM
MySpace
YouTube


For complete coverage from this year's Shockwaves NME Awards, including news, photo galleries, video interviews and live blogs straight from the ceremony at the O2 Academy Brixton, head to our awards index at NME.COM/awards now.

Plus NME Radio is broadcasting live straight from the awards - tune in via Sky Channel 0184, Virgin Media 975, Freesat 727 or NME.COM/radio. NME TV will also have highlights and interviews from the awards, head to NME.COM/nmetv for the full schedule.

There will also be a highlights show on Channel 4 on Friday (February 27) at 7.30pm (GMT) and on Saturday (28) at 10.55am.

Meanwhile, get this week's issue of NME – on UK newsstands now – for an exclusive covers CD featuring this year's Godlike Geniuses, The Cure. The awards review issue itself will be on the shelves from next Wednesday (March 4), boasting exclusive interviews, photos and more.

The Cure will headline the Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig at the O2 Arena in London on February 26, with NME.COM again bringing you full coverage.

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