Awards History

Awards History

1995

Blur swept the board at the awards, at the awards which took place on January 24th. There was an inevitable showdown between Damon Albarn...

1994

And so it begins again... After 1993's Brit Awards had the news pages of NME screaming: "Must We Throw This Brit At Our Pop...

1993

After the '92 Readers Poll (which appeared in a January '93 edition of the magazine), the NME Awards were reborn as The Brats in...

1992

R.E.M. had cemented their position as indie godheads, taking both the Best Band and Album categories. Meanwhile Suede were approaching from Camden winning New...

1991

Nirvana, Primal Scream, R.E.M. dominated the list. And apparently we were all saying: "You fat bastard!" to each other. Well, that's not very nice,...

1990

The Charlatans and Happy Mondays dominate the poll. Morrissey holds firm on the 'Solo Artist' front, whilst Thatcher is finally ousted from the Bastard/Creep...

1989

The Stone Roses dominated the poll. They nabbed a whopping four of the top categories including Band and LP of the year. Danny Kelly said:...

1988

The full effect of The Smiths split wasn't felt until a full two years after their split. Although Mozzer still took home two awards,...

1987

The regulars stood tall, proud and not so proud. Mozzer, Thatcher and Peel all had repeat wins. There were a couple of new faces...

1986

The Smiths won a stonking five awards, most of them the biggies. John Peel continued his reign in the Best Radio Show category as...
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