The story of the VO5 NME Awards 2018… shot on Nikon

The finest in music descend on O2 Brixton Academy for the most rock'n'roll night of the year. Check out all the pictures from the evening, including all the winners, all the performers, and obviously, the gossip - shot by Nikon.

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Muse at the VO5 NME Awards

Muse arrive at the VO5 NME Awards 2018

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Pale Waves NME awards 2018 Red Carpet

Pale Waves NME awards 2018 Red Carpet

Pale Waves are here to pick up The Under The Radar Award supported by HMV

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Haim at the VO5 NME Awards 2018

Haim rocked matching makeup for the big night

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The Magic Gang at the VO5 NME Awards 2018

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The Magic Gang were nominated for Best New Artist supported by Vans

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Kasabian, NME Awards 2018, Red Carpet

Kasabian, NME Awards 2018, Red Carpet

Leicester lads Kasabian are Awards stalwarts. 2018 was no different.

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Boy Better Know, NME Awards 2018, Red Carpet

Boy Better Know, NME Awards 2018, Red Carpet

The grime collective picked up the NME Innovation Award this year.

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Michael Eavis and Craig David at the VO5 NME Awards 2018

Huw Stephens and NME Editor Mike Williams

Glasto boss Michael Eavis and Craig David had a lovely time. 2020 headliner?

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Loyle Carner and Big Narstie the VO5 NME Awards 2018

Big Narstie handed Loyle Carner the award for Best British Solo supported by VO5

Loyle Carner said that ADHD was a ‘superpower’ in his acceptance speech for Best British Solo Artist supported by VO5

The choreography was killer, Steff flanked by her talented dance troupe. Stefflon Don: The Musical in 2019, yeah?

Haim celebrated winning Best International Band supported by 19 Crimes

The Big Moon had a lovely time after picking up Best Video supported by Princess Yachts

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Loyle Carner, NME Awards 2018

Loyle Carner, NME Awards 2018

Cheer up Loyle, you won!

Boy Better Know’s Jammer and Skepta linking up with Award winner J Hus

Shirley Manson at the VO5 NME Awards 2018 after winning the NME Icon Award

Kasabian’s Tom Meighan looked just a tad pleased to win Best Live Band supported by Nikon

Following Skepta and Stefflon Don’s performance of ‘Ding-A-Ling’ and Haim’s acceptance of the Best International Artist award supported by 19 Crimes Winery, the Mercury Prize-winning trio Alt-J take to the stage at the VO5 NME Awards 2018.

Avelino picked up Best Mixtape supported by Bulldog Gin for ‘No Bullshit. “I’m grateful,” he said. “I didn’t expect to win today, just a night out for me and my friends. I’m going to celebrate this one.”

The indie-pop quartet Pale Waves showed the audience exactly why The 1975’s Matty Healy insisted on producing their jaw-dropping first two singles.

Craig David picked up the gong for Best Collaboration supported by VO5 for his team-up with Bastille’s lead singer Dan Smith

Pale Waves pose with a tasty-looking slice of pizza. Oh, and an NME Award

Our Godlike Genius Liam Gallagher closed out the night with a roaring set of Oasis classics and his new solo material

‘Rock’n’Roll Star’ proved to get the night’s biggest reaction

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