Bob Geldof collects the gong at the ShockWaves NME Awards 2006
Bob Geldof has accepted the Best DVD award for Live8 – and was introduced by his old pal Bono.
The U2 singer presented Geldof with the award via a video link-up, where he said that he was glad Geldof hadn’t told him to “fuck off” when the idea to re-create Live Aid was touted last year.
The subsequent DVD set compiles 120 performances, adding unseen backstage footage, messages and documentaries.
Other nominees in this category included ’Dig!’, Green Day: Bullet In A Bible’, ’Kaiser Chiefs: Enjoyment’ and Morrissey: Who Put The M In Manchester?’.