US trio won Best International Band at NME Awards with Austin, Texas (February 26)
Haim, who won the Best International Band prize at last night’s NME Awards with Austin, Texas (February 26) have discussed a starstruck meeting with Paul McCartney at the ceremony.
The US trio met the Beatles legend at O2 Academy Brixton, and promised that the follow-up to their debut LP ‘Days Are Gone’ is “on its way”. Alana Haim also picked up another prize last night when her Twitter award was voted the Best Band Blog Or Twitter.
Other big winners at last night’s ceremony included Blondie, Damon Albarn, Lily Allen and Haim. Performances came from The Horrors and Drenge plus Metronomy, who opened the show by performing ‘Love Letters’, from their forthcoming new album of the same name, with MKS. Belle & Sebastian played ‘I Want The World To Stop’ and ‘The Boy With The Arab Strap’.
Arctic Monkeys dominated the NME Awards 2014 with Austin, Texas, however, picking up five awards including Best British Band, Best Live Band and Best Album for ‘AM’.