Shockwaves NME Awards 2010 – The Countdown Begins

There’s just one weekend left to vote for the Shockwaves NME Awards. Nominations, based on your votes so far, will be announced on Monday January 25, at 7.30pm.

The awards themselves take place a month later, February 24. So which bands and artists will you be rooting for?

We asked a couple of musicians who they think deserves to win in each category. Here’s Marina Diamandis of Marina and the Diamonds.

Best British Band – Clock Opera
Best Solo Artist – Lady GaGa
Best New Band – Fanfarlo
Best Live Band – Mumford and Sons
Best Album – Royksopp – ‘Junior’
Best Festival – Latitude
Best TV Show – The Family
Best Track – St Vincent – ‘Marrow’

And here’s Liam Fray of The Courteeners.

Best British Band – The Cribs
Best International Band – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Best Solo Artist – Morrissey
Best New Band – Bicycle Thieves
Best Live Band – The Futureheads
Best Album – Elbow – ‘The Seldom Seen Kid’
Best Track – Muse – ‘Uprising’