The NME Awards 2014 have landed! The likes of Arctic Monkeys, Paul McCartney and Blondie have headed to the Brixton Academy for our annual night of music and debauchery. Check out who hit the red carpet tonight.
‘Made of Stone’ director Shane Meadows grins as he arrives at the awards with wife Louise. He’s nominated for Best Music Film at this year’s ceremony so has every reason to be cheerful.
Hey, Blondie! Debbie Harry and Co. flipped the bird at photographers as they posed for pictures outside the venue. What else do you expect from rock’n’roll legends?
There were literal squeals from fans as Alt-J stepped on to the red carpet tonight.
Huw Stephens is in NO WAY excited to be at the NME Awards tonight. The BBC Radio 1 DJ is hosting the festivities.
Last year’s Godlike Genius Johnny Marr makes a triumphant return to the NME Awards. ‘Thanks very much to everyone who said all of the nice stuff,’ he said when he collected the prize last year. ‘And thanks very much to NME; we go back a very, very long way, you and I. It’s been such a special time making all these records.’
Best New Band nominees Wolf Alice make an understated entrance at the Brixton Academy.
Swim Deep milked their time in front of the red carpet photographers tonight. There were finger guns.
Shocker – Peace’s Harry Koisser’s chopped off his long flowing locks! The group could be bagging Best Album or Best Fan Community tonight.
Palma Violets are in high spirits as they arrive to find out if they’ve scooped Best British Band or Best Live Band.
Dapper in an matching maroon suits, Metronomy arrive at the awards before their performance alongside MKS.
Here to perform ‘I See You’ from forthcoming album ‘Luminous’, The Horrors head into the venue.
Ready to find out if they’ve bagged Best Album and Best New Band, Drenge stop for photographers on the red carpet.
Family time! Daisy Lowe and Pearl Lowe hang out together.
Former ‘Sugababes’ MKS rush down the red carpet in order to head backstage before their performance with Metronomy at tonight’s ceremony.
Dressed all in white, Jerry Hall brings an air of ’60s glamour to tonight’s event.
There’s photographers’ camera flashes going off left, right and centre as Haim stop to chat to NME. They’re nominated for Best Live Band.
Entering the Brixon Academy, Eagulls say they’re excited to be at their first NME Awards.
Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry tells NME it’s good Blondie are named Godlike Genius this year as Debbie Harry becomes the first female musician to win the award.
Sporting a black jumpsuit, Chlöe Howl arrives at tonight’s event.
Brody Dalle’s excited Debbie Harry’s up for God Like Genius. She says she’s met the star and she’s ‘lovely’.
Sprinting down the red carpet to get to the ceremony on time, Paul McCartney hits the NME Awards ready to find out if he’s won Best Solo Artist.
‘The NME Awards are more fun that the others,’ Lily Allen tells NME. ‘They’re less sterile than the BRITs.’
Best New Band Jagwar Ma are suited and booted for the night.
Disclosure are here! They’re nominated for Best Track for ‘White Noise’.
Carl Barat appears to have opted for a Pirates Of The Caribbean inspired outfit tonight. He doesn’t stop to chat.