Shockwaves NME Awards Best Event revealed

Carling Weekend: Reading And Leeds Festivals tops the vote

The Carling Weekend: Reading And Leeds Festivals have scooped the Shockwaves NME Award for Best Live Event tonight (March 1).

NME Awards show host Lauren Laverne presented organiser Melvin Benn with the award at the Hammersmith Palais in London, the second year running the event has claimed the prize.

The other nominees were:

Oxegen

T In The Park

V2006

Download 2006

For more coverage from this year’s awards check our on site blogs:

News Vulture for a live run down of all the action

Too Much Information for behind-the-scenes gossip at this year awards.

For more on the awards go to NME.COM/Awards.

Meanwhile get next week’s special edition issue of NME out on UK newsstands from March 7 for the ultimate coverage of the Shockwaves NME Awards 2007.