Check out all the big names arriving at the NME Awards 2015
Who’s turned out for the NME Awards 2015 with Austin, Texas? Find out in our star-studded red carpet gallery.
Tito Jackson is among the first to arrive at the NME Awards 2015 with Austin, Texas. When you’re an original member of The Jackson 5, you’re allowed to keep your shades on indoors.
Rising stars Hyena pose for photos on the red carpet. Cheer up guys, there’s lots of free drink inside!
Suede arrive on the red carpet clutching their richly-deserved Godlike Genius Award, which they’ll collect officially later this evening before taking to the stage to perform. “It’s been a real rollercoaster ride of extreme highs and lows, so to be honoured in this way 25 years after we got together is lovely, really,” frontman Brett Anderson told NME.
Winners of the Best New Band prize in 2012, The Vaccines return to the NME Awards looking slick. Frontman Justin Hayward Young will take to the stage to present the Best Festival award a little later on.
Manchester’s Pins take to the red carpet in their gladrags – let’s hope that stole isn’t real fur, otherwise Morrissey won’t be very happy with you, guys.
Manics frontman James Dean Bradfield takes his place on the red carpet. The Welsh band’s classic 1994 album ‘The Holy Bible’ is nominated for the Reissue Of The Year award.
Here’s tonight’s esteemed host, BBC Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens, who returns to preside over the NME Awards for the second year in a row.
Cat’s Eyes pair Faris Badwan and Rachel Zeffira arrive at the NME Awards 2015 with Austin, Texas wearing some of the best coats of the night.
Can’t you give us a smile Jake Bugg? After all, you might take home the Best Solo Artist with Pilot Frixion prize later tonight…
The legendary Bez arrives looking, well, ready for a party. Shortly before posing for photos on the red carpet, Bez gave NME’s Al Horner the scoop that Black Grape are reforming for a one-off anti-fracking gig in Manchester on April 11. Accompanying Bez is ’90s teen movie star Fairuza Balk.
Charli XCX proves she’s no sucker by turning out for the NME Awards 2015 with Austin Texas. Her hit collaboration with Iggy Azalea, ‘Fancy’, is nominated for the Dancefloor Filler prize tonight and Charli will also get the crowd up on their feet with a performance of her new single ‘Doing It’.
Posing on the red carpet, Run The Jewels’ Killer Mike and El-P recreate the distinctive hand gesture from both of their album covers. The New York duo’s second album ‘Run The Jewels 2’ is nominated for tonight’s prestigious Best Album award.
Glasgow’s finest Chvrches return to the NME Awards. Last year they were nominated for Best New Band; this year they’re up for the Best British Band award supported by Marshall Amplification.
Here’s Britain’s favourite magician… no, it’s not Paul Daniels (he wouldn’t dream of leaving Debbie McGee home alone); it’s Dynamo.
Model and DJ Atlanta de Cadenet Taylor – daughter of Duran Duran’s John Taylor – is the latest guest to arrive at the NME Awards 2015 with Austin, Texas.
Rochdale-born soul diva Lisa Stansfield poses for photos on the red carpet. She’s been all around the world (groan) but knows which awards show she needs to turn out for tonight.
Antonia Marsh, founder and curator of Girls Only, a rising female art community and residency program, is the latest arrival on the red carpet.
‘Made In Chelsea’ star Millie Mackintosh – who’s married to rapper Professor Green – delivers the classic ‘one hand on hip’ red carpet pose.
Carl Barât looks as dapper as ever taking to the red carpet with his new band The Jackals. His other group – The Libertines, you may have heard of them – are up for the Best British Band award supported by Marshall Amplification plus two other prizes.
Birmingham’s Swim Deep work the red carpet in a selection of excellent coats – Sam Smith is going to be very jealous when he sees this snap.
Here are Tunbridge Wells two-piece Slaves, who are up for a pair of prizes tonight: Best New Band supported by Replay and Best Band Social Media for their consistently entertaining Facebook.
The Pretenders legend Chrissie Hynde is her usual effortlessly cool self on the red carpet. She’ll take to the stage later tonight to present the Best International Band award supported by Austin, Texas – The Live Music Capital Of The World.
And here he is again! This time Carl Barât poses for the snappers with The Libertines, who are nominated for a trio of awards tonight: Best British Band supported by Marshall Amplification; Best Live Band supported by Dead Crow Spirit Flavoured Beers and Music Moment Of The Year for their reunion.