Shockwaves NME Awards 2008: three days left to vote

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The are now just three days left to have your say in this year’s Shockwaves NME Awards.

Voting closes at 10am on Monday (February 25), so this is your last chance to sway who will be picking up the prizes.

To take a look at who is up for what, and then to cast your vote, head to NME.COM/awardsnominees now.


Arctic Monkeys lead the way with seven nominations in total, but they will face stiff competition from the likes of Klaxons, The Cribs and My Chemical Romance, who have also picked up several nods.

The ceremony itself takes place on February 28 at its new home of the IndigO2 in London, and you can get involved in this year’s ceremony yourself.

After we’ve finished handing out the prizes, everyone will be heading over to the neighbouring O2 Arena for the Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig.

Featuring Kaiser Chiefs, Bloc Party, Klaxons, The Cribs and this year’s Godlike Geniuses the Manic Street Preachers, you could join in the action by being there.

Simply head to NME.COM/biggig now for more information and tickets.

Plus there will also be a special aftershow party featuring The Futureheads playing live in IndigO2. Don’t miss it – tickets are onsale now.


To see how this year’s nominees measure up, check out the comprehensive history of the Shockwaves NME Awards online now.