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Courtney Love and Noel Fielding get into the party spirit. Pick up the next issue of NME next Wednesday (February 3) for full coverage of the event. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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Muse's Dom Howard might have placed second place to his fellow bandmate in the Hottest Man in Music award, but at least he got to spend some time with BBC Radio 1 presenter Jo Whiley. Photo: Stewart Capper

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Slash, whose debut self-titled solo album is due out in May, shows his appreciation of the Awards to the camera. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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Maximo Park were early arrivals on the red carpet. Frontman Paul Smith told NME that he expected “lots of mediocre acts” to win but will be “too busy drinking free booze to care." Photo: PA Photos

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The Arctic Monkeys took some time to chat with NME backstage and revealed some information on the band's future plans. See what they had to say here. Photo: Tom Oxley

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The cast of 'The Mighty Boosh' arrived in style at the Shockwaves NME Awards, which took place at the O2 Academy Brixton, February 24. Noel Fielding later appeared onstage with Kasabian for a well-received rendition of 'Vlad The Impaler'. Photo: Tom Martin

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Lily Allen hits the red carpet in style at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2010. She later performed onstage with The Big Pink, doing a mash-up of 'Dominos' and Carly Simon's 'You're So Vain'. Photo: PA Photos

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It was a busy night for Kasabian – they were nominated for six awards and won two – for Best Album ('West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum') and Best Album Artwork. Photo: PA Photos

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After performing at a Shockwaves NME Awards Tour show at O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire the week before, Courtney Love continued her comeback, performing songs including 'Skinny Little Bitch' and 'Samantha'. Photo: PA Photos

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Kasabian and Noel Fielding provided an early highlight with a thumping performance of 'Vlad The Impaler'. Noel Fielding knows how to rock a cape. Photo: Danny North

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Courtney Love and Noel Fielding (still in Vlad The Impaler make-up after an earlier performance) celebrate on stage before presenting Kasabian with a well-deserved Best Album Award. Photo: PA Photos

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Paul Weller collected the final award of the night, picking up the Godlike Genius gong at the O2 Academy Brixton in London. Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie and former Clash guitarist Mick Jones, whose bands have both claimed the prize before, presented Weller with the honour, with the Modfather then giving a short speech to the crowd.Photo: PA Photos

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Muse won the Best British Band award for the second time - the first was in 2007. Frontman Matt Bellamy also won the Hottest Male accolade - watch a backstage video interview with the band at NME.COM/video. Photo: PA Photos

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Arctic Monkeys' Nick O'Malley (left) and Matt Helders (right) arrive at the O2 Academy, Brixton, London. Photo: PA Photos

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Nominated for Best New Band and Best Track, The Big Pink hit the red carpet at the Shockwaves NME Awards Show, where they performed 'Dominos' and Carly Simon's 'You're So Vain' with Lily Allen. Photo: PA Photos

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The coveted "finger" trophies lined up on the table, waiting to be awarded to the Shockwaves NME Awards winners. Find out who won what at NME.COM/awards. Photo: Andy Willsher

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New Order legend Bernard Sumner presented La Roux with the Best Dancefloor Filler award for 'In For The Kill (Skream Remix)'. Photo: PA Photos

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The O2 Academy Brixton all lit up and ready for the 2010 Shockwaves NME Awards. Photo: Tom Martin

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Damon Albarn presented the Outstanding Contribution to Music award to The Specials, who also performed live at the event. Head to NME.COM/video for a backstage interview with the band. Photo: PA Photos

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Despite being nominated for Worst Dressed (as well as Best Dancefloor Filler, which she went on to win), La Roux arrived at the O2 Academy Brixton in a rather tame ensemble. Photo: PA Photos

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Mark Ronson looking dapper with his slicked-back hair and leather coat when he arrived at the Shockwaves NME Awards. Photo: Tom Martin

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The Specials, who were presented with the Outstanding Contribution To Music award, performed 'Gangsters' and 'Too Much Too Young'. Photo: PA Photos

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Posters of the Shockwaves NME Awards stars waiting to be affixed to the wall. Florence (whose legs you can see here) was up for Best Solo Artist against Jamie T, Julian Casablancas, Lady Gaga and Dizzee Rascal. Check out all the winners here. Photo: Andy Willsher

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London's O2 Academy Brixton, home to the Shockwaves NME Awards 2010, before the madness. Photo: Andy Willsher

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Former Guns N' Roses guitar god Slash was on hand to present the Best Band award to Muse. He later met Muse frontman Matt Bellamy for a chat backstage. Photo: PA Photos

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The media run in O2 Academy Brixton's foyer. This was crowded with paps as bands, artists and celebs - and, er, Melanie Blatt from All Saints - made their entrances on the night. Photo: Andy Willsher

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This is the second year the awards have been held at the O2 Academy Brixton; before that they were staged at London's Indigo2 for a year and before that, the Hammersmith Palais. Photo: Andy Willsher

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The Horrors were among the first to arrive at the 2010 Shockwaves NME Awards. Their album 'Primary Colours' was up for the Best Album Award (sponsored by HMV). See the winners here. Photo: PA Photos

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Jarvis delivered a PowerPoint-style presentation. Don't forget to tune in to Channel 4 from 11.25pm this Friday (February 26th) to see how he got on. NME Radio broadcasted live from the event too. Photo: Andy Willsher

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The Maccabees soundchecked inside the O2 Academy Brixton, while fans waited outside patiently in the rain. Photo: Andy Willsher

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Leigh Francis (Keith Lemon) doesn't look threatened by the rain as he hits the red carpet at the O2 Academy Brixton. Photo: Tom Martin

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Bombay Bicycle Club, nominated for Best New Band (sponsored by USC), wait for the Awards to start. They went on to win in their category. Photo: Tom Martin

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The Maccabees took a break between soundcheck and their show-opening performance of 'Can You Give It' to visit the red carpet. Photo: PA Photos

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The red carpet scrum inside the O2 Academy Brixton. Photo: Tom Martin

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The Courteeners' Liam Fray and Michael Campbell, who recently graced the cover of NME, arrive at the 2010 Shockwaves NME Awards. Photo: PA Photos

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Model Agyness Deyn showed off a new hairstyle - exciting stuff, huh? - at the Awards. Photo: PA Photos

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TV presenter Fearne Cotton - she was there too. Photo: PA Photos

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As was BBC Radio 1 presenter Jo Whiley. Photo: PA Photos

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'Tik Tok' singer Ke$ha attended the Shockwaves NME Awards and presented the award for Best TV Show (with Leigh Francis, who she kept telling to "shut up"). The award went to The Inbetweeners. Photo: PA Photos

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Another shot of ‘The Mighty Boosh’ crew. With a slew of NME Awards under their belts and a film in the works, these boys certainly have a lot to be proud of. Photo: PA Photos

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The new(ish) We Are Scientists line-up: Keith Murray and Chris Cain pose with the band's latest addition, Razorlight's former drummer Andy Burrows (centre). Photo: PA Photos

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Shockwaves NME Awards Show host Jarvis Cocker began the evening with a PowerPoint slide presentation, referencing the 80s TV game show Catchphrase in a bid to warm up the crowd. Photo: PA Photos

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NME Editor Krissi Murison greets the crowd. She later presented Paul Weller with the Godlike Genius award. Photo: PA Photos

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The night's host, Jarvis Cocker; or, as The Mighty Boosh's Julian Barratt referred to him, the "Corduroy King". Photo: Andy Willsher

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Lily Allen And Slash presented Muse with the 'finger' award for Best British Band. Check for exclusive interviews with Muse at NME.com. Photo: PA Photos

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Noel Fielding vamps it up during his performance of 'Vlad The Impaler' with Kasabian. Photo: Danny North

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Muse picked up their award for Best British Band. Matt Bellamy, who also won the honour of NME Awards Hottest Male, sat down for an interview with NME and Slash, which you can watch now at NME.com/Video. Photo: Danny North

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The Specials collect their gong for Outstanding Contribution To Music. Blur and Gorillaz man Damon Albarn presented them with their award in honour of their legendary career. Photo: PA Photos

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Bombay Bicycle Club were the winners of the Best New Band award, as decided by over one million votes from NME.COM users. Photo: PA Photos

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New face Ellie Goulding poses on the red carpet. The hotly-tipped singer is no stranger to major awards ceremonies, having recently won the BRITs 2010 Critics' Choice Award. Photo: PA Photos

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The Drums collect the Philip Hall Radar Award, given to the most exciting new band each year, as voted for by NME staff. Previous winners include The Big Pink and Glasvegas. Photo: PA Photos

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Lily Allen was presented with the Giving It Back Fan Award by Huw Stephens, in honour of her Twitter 'treasure hunts' where fans won free show tickets. The singer later sang with The Big Pink. Photo: PA Photos

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Courtney Love launches into a cover of The Rolling Stones' 'Sympathy For The Devil' live at the Shockwaves NME Awards. Coincidentally the day was also the 18-year anniversary of her wedding to Kurt Cobain on Waikiki Beach in Hawaii. Photo: PA Photos

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La Roux lifts aloft her Best Dancefloor Filler award for the Skream remix of 'In For The Kill'. Photo: PA Photos

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The Big Pink collect their Best Track award for the anthemic 'Dominos'. Shortly after picking up their 'middle finger' trophy the band took to the stage with Lily Allen to play a dazzling duet that included Carly Simon's 'You're So Vain'. Photo: PA Photos

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Master of Ceremonies Jarvis Cocker stands bemused as a behatted Shane MacGowan attempts to string a word together. And yes, that's Bobby Gillespie in the picture frame. Of course. Photo: PA Photos

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Tom Meighan of Kasabian collects the Best Album award clutching one of the severed heads thrown into the crowd by Noel 'Vlad The Impaler' Fielding during the band's earlier performance. The band also won Best Album Artwork for 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum'. Photo: PA Photos

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Over thirty years after his first NME cover in 1977, Paul Weller smashes the O2 Academy Brixton with a powerful rendition of 'Town Called Malice'. Earlier the star declared: "I'm embarrassed because people said so many nice things about me... but they're all true! God bless you, have a good night!" Photo: PA Photos

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The Modfather Paul Weller plays the ceremony out with a selection of his greatest songs. An audience including Damon Albarn, Courtney Love, Slash, Kasabian and Arctic Monkeys watched the legendary rocker claim his well-earnt Godlike Genius title. Photo: PA Photos

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A grinning Emily Eavis proudly collects the Best Festival award, as decided by over one million votes from NME readers on NME.COM. In 2009, the iconic festival delivered Bruce Springsteen and Blur to the masses, coincidentally on the same sad weekend in June that Michael Jackson died. Photo: PA Photos

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As The Big Pink performed hit single 'Dominos', Lily Allen appeared and sang on a verse of Carly Simon's 'You're So Vain'. Quite the action shot. Photo: PA Photos

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Rich Fulcher, a made-up Noel Fielding and the rest of the Mighty Boosh cast accept the Best DVD award for 'Future Sailors'. Photo: Danny North

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Jamie T won Best Solo Artist and was also nominated for NME Radio's Best Track Award (for 'Sticks N' Stones'). After thanking his fans and his musical inspirations, he playfully added a "fuck all of you!" to the audience and left the stage. Photo: Danny North

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Legendary ska band and recipients of the Outstanding Contribution To Music award, The Specials performed 'Gangsters' and 'Too Much Too Young'. Photo: Danny North

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Host Jarvis Cocker made sure everyone in the audience was entertained at the 2010 Shockwaves NME Awards Show. Superheroes and hula hoops? It probably made sense at the time... Photo: Danny North

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Paramore accepted their award for Best International Band via webcam, as they could not make it to London for the Shockwaves NME Awards Show. "Thank you so much, we want to thanks all of you who voted on NME.COM," they said in the video. Photo: Danny North

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Keith Murray and Chris Cain of We Are Scientists, who played a Shockwaves NME Awards concert the night before the Awards Show, looked sharp as they presented Biffy Clyro with the Best Video award. Photo: Danny North

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An unusually short-haired Biffy Clyro won the Best Video (sponsored by NME TV) award for 'The Captain'. The band was also nominated for Best British Band. Photo: Danny North

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Bobby Gillespie and Mick Jones present the Godlike Genius Award to mod legend Paul Weller. Take a look at some of Weller's wise words of wisdom here. Photo: Danny North

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Indie legend Edwyn Collins made a welcome appearance. He also performed on the Shockwaves NME Awards Tour, singing on a rendition of his former band Orange Juice's 'Rip It Up' with The Maccabees. Photo: Jacob Perlmutter

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Bombay Bicycle Club made their way to the stage to accept the USC-sponsored award for Best New Band, presented by Ellie Goulding and actor Mat Horne. Lead singer Jack Steadman joked: "We lost the drinking game [to The xx before the show] but we got this, so thank you. I'd like to thank my gran too." Photo: Jacob Perlmutter

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Actress Jaime Winstone and fashion designer Pam Hogg enjoy the awards show at the O2 Brixton Academy. Other highlights from the ceremony can be viewed at nme.com/awards. Photo: Jacob Perlmutter

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The view from the upstairs balcony as The Specials perform to a cheering pit of NME readers and seated guests. Photo: Jacob Perlmutter

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As a sea of lucky punters passed by, NME's special musical guests stopped to chat with reporters along the red carpet of the O2 Academy Brixton. Photo: Jacob Perlmutter

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Inbetweeners star James Buckley shows off his Best TV Show award. Photo: Jacob Perlmutter

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Marina shares vocals with Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil on a slowed-down version of the Scottish band's anthem, 'Many Of Horror'. Photo: PA Photos

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Marina hits the red carpet ahead of her performance with Biffy Clyro. Photo: PA Photos

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Lily Allen and Matt Bellamy were clearly in celebratory moods as they popped open some bubbly. Photo: Jacob Perlmutter

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Is this how Keith Murray greets new band members? He and former Razorlight/new We Are Scientists drummer Andy Burrows share a special moment at the Awards. Photo: Jacob Perlmutter

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Pixie Geldof and Awards Show performer/presenter Courtney Love smile for the camera. Photo: Stewart Capper

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The Big Pink's Robbie Furze and Akiko Matsuura enjoy some well-deserved pizza after performing at the Shockwaves NME Awards Show. Photo: Stewart Capper

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The Big Pink's Akiko mimics the 'finger' award the band received for Best Track ('Dominos'). Photo: Stewart Capper

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BBC Radio 1 presenter Nick Grimshaw and The Horrors' Joseph Spurgeon pose for a picture at the Shockwaves NME Awards Show. Read more about the night's happenings at NME.COM/awards. Photo: Stewart Capper

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The Awards in full swing. Photo: Dan Dennison

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Mark Ronson and The Drums chat backstage. See all the other backstage interviews and action at NME.com/awards. Photo: Dan Dennison

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Friends and fashion figures Agyness Deyn and Henry Holland take their seats at the start of the show. Photo: Dan Dennison

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La Roux won the Best Dancefloor Filler Award for 'In For The Kill' (Skream Remix), which you can download for free here. Photo: Dan Dennison

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O2 Academy Brixton staff fed hungry punters free food throughout the night. Photo: Dan Dennison

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Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan enjoys a drink and a furry hat at the Shockwaves NME Awards Show. Photo: Dan Dennison

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Here's the selection of free booze that greeted guests at the O2 Academy Brixton. Photo: Dan Dennison

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Bobby Gillespie and Mick Jones, who together presented the Godlike Genius Award to Paul Weller, took some time out for the camera. Photo: Dan Dennison

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NME Editor Krissi Murison poses for a picture before the start of the show. Photo: Richard Johnson

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'Gavin & Stacey' star Mathew Horne enjoys a bottle of wine at the Shockwaves NME Awards Show. In 2009, Horne guest-starred in The Maccabees' music video for "No Kind Words". Photo: Richard Johnson

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Mark Ronson certainly did the rounds - here he is backstage with The Big Pink. Photo: Tom Oxley

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Funnyman Keith Lemon (Leigh Francis) chats backstage with the star of 'The Inbetweeners', which won for Best TV Show. Photo: Tom Oxley

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Victoria Christina Hesketh, aka Little Boots, hangs out in the NME photo room. Photo: Tom Oxley

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Don't pick a fight with a man wearing a skull belt buckle and with a fist in the air. Especially if it's Keith Lemon. Photo: Richard Johnson

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Lily Allen knows how to have a good time, and how to make a mess. But she has reason to celebrate, after winning the Giving It Back Fan Award for her Twitter ticket treasure hunt. Photo: Jacob Perlmutter

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Noel Fielding - a ball of energy as ever. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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Emily Eavis, co-organiser of the Glastonbury Festival (winner of Best Festival), and Maximo Park frontman Paul Smith share a joke. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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The Specials show off their well-deserved award for the Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution To Music. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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Lily Allen shows off her Giving It Back Fan Award. Watch NME's backstage interview with Lily here. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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The Courteeners' Liam Fray and model/actress Kaya Scodelario (aka Effy out of Skins) look cosy together in the NME photo room. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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Lily Allen and La Roux, both winners at the 2010 Shockwaves NME Awards, hug each other while clutching their awards. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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We Are Scientists bond with NME photographer Danny North.

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The Drums won the Philip Hall Radar Award, which was previously picked up by The Big Pink (2009) and Glasvegas (2008). Photo: Dean Chalkley

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Blur, winners of Best Live Event for their Hyde Park gig, spoke to NME backstage - which you can watch here. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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Agyness Deyn struts her stuff for the NME camera. Make sure you grab a copy of next week's NME for more photos like this! Photo: Dean Chalkley

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Russell Tovey and Little Boots pose backstage. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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Mark Ronson And We Are Scientists goof around at the NME Awards photoshoot. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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Bobby Gillespie and Mick Jones pose for one more photo together. Photo: Dean Chalkley

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