Shockwaves NME Awards 2008: The Modern Age wins Best Music Blog

US-based site takes the honours in new category

Popular music and culture blog The Modern Age has won the Best Music Blog award at the Shockwaves NME Awards tonight (February 28).

The other nominees in the Best Music Blog category – a new award this year – were: The Hype Machine, Nothing But Green Lights, Spinner and Stereogum.

For all the awards coverage head to NME.COM/awards now. We have exclusive picture galleries, live webcams, minute-by-minute blogs straight from the ceremony and Big Gig and video interviews with the biggest names at the ceremony.

That’s just the beginning – the ceremony is being broadcast on E4 at 11pm (GMT) tonight (February 28), with highlights following tomorrow (29) on Channel 4 from 11.50pm.

Meanwhile, next week’s issue of NME – on UK newsstands from March 5 – will contain the ultimate coverage, interviews and photos from the 2008 Shockwaves NME Awards.