Shockwaves NME Awards 2008: Zane Lowe wins Best Radio Show

The Zipper beats holds on for yet another year

BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe has been voted the winner of the Best Radio Show award at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2008 – continuing his domination of the prize.

It’s another triumph for the DJ, who has picked up the prize for the last four years.

Picking the award up from Reverend And The Makers’ Jon McClure, Lowe said: “Hey everybody, thanks everyone for letting us play whatever we want to play. Thanks to Radio 1 for continuing to believe in us. Thanks for listening and thanks for making the records.”

The other nominees for the Best Radio Show award were Russell Brand (Radio 2, Chris Moyles (Radio 1), Colin Murray (Radio 1 and Jo Whiley (Radio 1).

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.