1979

The end of the decade brought victories for Kate Bush, The Specials and Gary Numan. Meanwhile, Johnny Rotten won a special ‘Face Of The Decade’ award.
Male Singer
Sting
Songwriter
Paul Weller
Best Group
The Jam
Guitarist
Paul Weller
Bassist
Bruce Foxton
Keyboards
Dave Greenfield
Drums
Rick Buckler
Female Singer
Kate Bush
Best New Act
The Specials
Most Wonderful Human Being
John Peel
Image Of The Year
Gary Numan
Creep Of The Year
Gary Numan
Single
The Specials – ‘Gangsters’
Album
The Jam – ‘Setting Sons’
TV Programme
‘Fawlty Towers’
Best Dressed Sleeve
PIL – ‘Metal Box’
Disc Jockey
John Peel
Radio Show
John Peel Show
Face Of The Decade
Johnny Rotten
Farce Of The Decade
Mod Revival
Film Of The Year
‘Quadrophenia’

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