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Here’s the host of the NME Awards 2015, BBC Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens, taking a break between onstage announcements. Keep an eye on your watch, Huw!
Here are Bez and Shaun Ryder, fresh from presenting the Dancefloor Filler award to Charli XCX. Earlier in the evening Bez posed on the red carpet with actress Fairuza Balk, star of Cameron Crowe’s ‘Almost Famous’ and classic ’90s teen movie ‘The Craft’.
We’ve seen these moves once or twice before… can someone fetch Bez his maracas?
After collecting Glastonbury’s richly-deserved Best Festival award, Emily Eavis is congratulated by Justin from The Vaccines and Antonia Marsh, curator of female residency program and studio space Girls Only.
Here’s an unlikely new supergroup: Ricky Wilson from Kaiser Chiefs, Jake Bugg and celebrity chef Gizzi Erskine. Only joking! Ricky and Gizzi actually presented Jake with the Best Solo Artist prize sponsored by Pilot Pen.
“So Ricky, do you think I should audition for ‘The Voice’?”
Here’s Jake Bugg after he collected the Best Solo Artist award sponsored by Pilot Pen. Let’s hope he’s popped his trophy somewhere safe.
Dancefloor Filler winner Charli XCX bumps fists with Pretenders legend Chrissie Hynde. Could this lead to a new version of ‘Fancy’?
Charli XCX clutches the Dancefloor Filler award – which she won for her hit Iggy Azalea collaboration ‘Fancy’ – flanked by the one and only Chrissie Hynde. Look closely though and you’ll see that Charli’s in need of a top up.
“I’m so fancy, can’t you taste this gold?” (The NME Awards 2015 trophies aren’t actually made of gold, but you get what we’re aiming for here).
Here are Jarvis Cocker and the gang with their Best Music Film Award, which they won for last year’s brilliant documentary Pulp: A Film About Life, Death And Supermarkets.
The Brian Jonestown Massacre’s Anton Newcombe channels Reservoir Dogs in the NME Awards 2015 with Austin, Texas green room.
Here’s Frank Turner holding the award he accepted on behalf of the Teenage Cancer Trust for their outstanding contribution to music. Turner declared it “an honour to be involved”.
Here’s a close-up of the NME Awards 2015 trophy (plus Frank Turner’s hands and tatts).
The Manics’ James Dean Bradfield finds a novel way to hold his NME Award – by the tip of its raised middle finger. The Welsh band won the Reissue Of The Year prize for the 20th anniversary edition of their classic 1994 album ‘The Holy Bible’.
The Manics’ James Dean Bradfield was presented with the Reissue Of The Year award by Harry and Dom from Peace, and here they all are celebrating backstage.
Harry and Dom from Peace enjoy a bromantic moment in the NME Awards 2015 with Austin, Texas green room.
The Wombats’ frontman Matthew Murphy hangs out with TV presenter Laura Whitmore in the green room. Be a gentleman, Murph, and fetch Laura a glass too.
Erm, two members of New York trio Lolawolf seem keener to strike a poser than the other…
The Cribs take a breather in the green room before heading back into the action. Note arty placement of half-full beer bottle.
Jamie T was tonight’s big winner with victories in three categories: Music Moment Of The Year for his 2014 comeback, plus Best Track supported by Tito’s Vodka and Best Video for ‘Zombie’. We offered him a plastic bag to carry all those gongs home in, but he politely declined.
What kind of man… could win three NME Awards in a single night? Florence Welch congratulates Jamie T on his hat-trick.
Who: singer, Florence + The Machine
Appears on: ‘Hey Girl’, a ‘70s Elton homage about going on the razz with your best girl pal
Gaga says: “She’s, if not the best, one of the greatest vocalists in the world.”
Jimmy Page grips his Rock’N’Roll Soul Award with pride. “It’s a real honour to get it, [but] as far as whatever I’ve managed to do in music, I’ve learned from records and my heroes,” he said humbly. “I’m only just passing on the baton. I got the music and passed it on. There it is, for everyone.”
Led Zeppelin legend Jimmy Page meets super-cool NYC hip-hop duo Run The Jewels. It could only happen at the NME Awards…
New York duo Run The Jewels play it cool in the green room. “So whaaaat?”
Kasabian strike a victory pose after becoming double winners tonight. The Leicester four-piece were named Best British Band supported by Marshall Amplification and also won the Best Album prize for last year’s ’48:13′.
The Slits’ Viv Albertine won the Book Of The Year award for her memoir Clothes Clothes Clothes Music Music Music Boys Boys Boys. We’ll leave you to think up your own caption for this image…
If there had been a Scarf Of The Night prize, New Order’s Bernard Sumner would almost certainly have won it.
Suede pose with their Godlike Genius Award. What an end to a genuinely incredible night.