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VO5 NME Awards 2018: see stunning photos from the winners’ room

A vintage year

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1Shirley Manson

Iconic: it's Garbage's Shirley Manson, who picked up the NME Icon award at the ceremony – presented to her by Savages frontwoman Jehnny Beth. Dean Chalkley
Iconic: it's Garbage's Shirley Manson, who picked up the NME Icon award at the ceremony – presented to her by Savages frontwoman Jehnny Beth.

2Shirley Manson & Jehnny Beth

And here's Jehnny to share the moment. Dean Chalkley
And here's Jehnny to share the moment.

3Shirley Manson & Jehnny Beth

Mates. Dean Chalkley
Mates.

4Shirley Manson & The Horrors' Faris Badwan

Here's The Horrors' Faris Badwan joining Shirley. His 2017 song 'Something To Remember Me By' was nominated for Best Track supported by Estrella Galicia. Dean Chalkley
Here's The Horrors' Faris Badwan, whose 2017 song 'Something To Remember Me By' was nominated for Best Track supported by Estrella Galicia.

5Shirley Manson & Stefflon Don

Stefflon Don's here! She picked up the Best New Artist award, supported by Vans. Dean Chalkley
Stefflon Don's here! She picked up the Best New Artist award, supported by Vans.

6BBK

Grime collective BBK are up next, after their Innovation Award win. Dean Chalkley
Grime collective BBK are up next, after their Innovation Award win.

7BBK

Here you can see Skepta holding a skull – amazing – and Craig David coming in for a lil hug on the left. Dean Chalkley
Here you can see Skepta holding a skull – amazing – and Craig David coming in for a lil hug on the left.

8Skepta & Craig David

Skepta pays his respects to the UK garage icon. Dean Chalkley
Skepta pays his dues to the UK garage icon.

9Bastille & Craig David

Bastille (minus frontman Dan Smith) join Craig to celebrate their joint win for Best Collaboration supported by VO5. Dean Chalkley
Bastille (minus frontman Dan Smith) join Craig to celebrate their joint win for Best Collaboration supported by VO5.

10Haim

It's Haim time! The LA trio won Best International Band supported by 19 Crimes Winery. Dean Chalkley
It's Haim time! The LA trio won Best International Band supported by 19 Crimes Winery.

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As they took to the podium to be anointed Best International Band supported by 19 Crimes Winery, Haim said: “Holy shit guys. Um. We want to thank the NME for always being so cool to us and always being champions of music." Aw, shuck!

12Haim & Kasabian

Tom Meighan and Serge Pizzorno joined Haim for a celebratory pic after their win for Best Live Act supported by Nikon. Dean Chalkley
Tom Meighan and Serge Pizzorno join Haim for a celebratory pic after their win for Best Live Act supported by Nikon.

13Kasabian & Muse

Muse were up next, picking up Best Festival Headliner supported by Anna Valley. Dean Chalkley
Muse are up next, picking up Best Festival Headliner supported by Anna Valley.

14Alt-J

Middle fingers up: Alt-J strike a pose after picking up Best British Band supported by Zig-Zag at the VO5 NME Awards 2018. Dean Chalkley

Middle fingers up: Alt-J strike a pose after picking up Best British Band supported by Zig-Zag at the VO5 NME Awards 2018.

15J Hus & Naomi Campbell

One of the final awards of the night went to J Hus for his incredible album 'Common Sense'. Here he is with model and actor Naomi Campbell, who presented him with the award for Best Album supported by Orange Amplification. Dean Chalkley
One of the final awards of the night went to J Hus for his incredible album 'Common Sense'. Here he is with model and actor Naomi Campbell, who presented him with the award for Best Album supported by Orange Amplification.

16Avelino & Professor Green

Sole mates: Pro Green and Avelino celebrate the latter's win for Best Mixtape supported by Bulldog Gin. Dean Chalkley
Sole mates: Pro Green and Avelino celebrate the latter's win for Best Mixtape supported by Bulldog Gin.

17The Big Moon & James Bay

Here's the London indie crew The Big Moon, who won Best Music Video supported by Princess Yachts – and they're joined by James 'Hold Back The River' Bay. Dean Chalkley
Here's the London indie crew The Big Moon, who won Best Music Video supported by Princess Yachts – and they're joined by James 'Hold Back The River' Bay.

18Michael & Emily Eavis

Glastonbury bosses Michael & Emily Eavis were chuffed to have won Best Festival supported by ID&C – Michael was of course wearing his trademark short shorts. Dean Chalkley
Glastonbury bosses Michael & Emily Eavis were chuffed to have won Best Festival supported by ID&C – Michael was of course wearing his trademark short shorts.

19Big Narstie & Loyle Carner

After presenting the award for Best British Solo Artist supported by VO5 to Loyle Carner, fellow south Londoner Big Narstie brought him upstairs for a quick pic. Dean Chalkley
After presenting the award for Best British Solo Artist supported by VO5 to Loyle Carner, fellow south Londoner Big Narstie brought him upstairs for a quick pic.

20Pale Waves

The NME cover stars picked up the Under The Radar award supported by HMV. Don't they look happy? Dean Chalkley
The NME cover stars picked up the Under The Radar award supported by HMV. They're happy really, promise.

21Brix Smith Start

After Brix Smith Start took to the stage to deliver a speech in tribute to her late ex-husband and band-mate, The Fall's Mark E. Smith, she came to the winners' room to show us how to channel the spirit of rock. And with that, another vintage year of the VO5 NME Awards is over. Until next time. Dean Chalkley
After Brix Smith Start took to the stage to deliver a speech in tribute to her late ex-husband and band-mate, The Fall's Mark E. Smith, she came to the winners' room to show us how to channel the spirit of rock. And with that, another vintage year of the VO5 NME Awards is over.
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