1996

It should have been re-named the ‘Oasis Awards’ really. The brothers Gallagher swept the board winning, like, pretty much all the awards.
Noel Gallagher was quoted as saying: “Awards don’t make you any better or any worse but it would really do my head in if I went out in the pouring rain to the post box to vote for my favourite band and then they went up and said they weren’t bothered. I think that’s tragic.”
Oasis were followed closely behind in most categories by Pulp and Blur (that had to hurt).
Presenters
Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer
 
Best Live Act
Oasis
Best Band
Oasis
Best LP
Oasis – ‘(What’s The Story) Morning Glory’
Best Single
Oasis – ‘Wonderwall’
Vibes Award For Best Dance Act
Goldie
Best Dance Act
The Prodigy
Best Solo Artist
Paul Weller
The Special Award For Services Beyond The Call Of Duty
Tony Crean for organising the War Child LP
Album Of The Year
Tricky – ‘Maxinquaye’
Single Of The Year
Black Grape – ‘Reverend Black Grape’
Worst Record
Robson and Jerome – ‘I Believe’
Godlike Genius Award
Michael Eavis
Best Musical Event
Glastonbury
Non- Musical Event
French Nuclear Testing
Best Dressed Person
Jarvis Cocker
Worst Dressed Person
Jarvis Cocker
Best Video
Pulp – ‘Common People’
Live Act Of The Year
Pulp
Best TV Programme
Shooting Stars
Best New Band
Supergrass
The Philip Hall Radar Award
Rocket From The Crypt
Best Radio Show
Radio 1’s Evening Session
Best Film
The Usual Suspects
Best Comedian
Steve Coogan
Most Desirable Human Being
Liam Gallagher
Git Of The Year
Damon Albarn
Best Venue
London Brixton Academy

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