What happened to these bands after they won Best Album at the NME Awards?

The victorious have had mixed fortunes over the years

You don’t often think about what happens after a victory when considering awards ceremonies. The focus is always on the act of winning – it seems a given that any time after would be one of joy and contentment. As some of the winners of Best Album at the NME Awards over the years prove, though, that’s not always the case. Dig into some examples – both positive and negative – below, and let’s all keep our fingers crossed whoever reigns supreme in the Best Album supported by Orange Amplification category (and beyond) at the VO5 NME Awards 2018 on February 14 ends up on the happier side of things.