Shockwaves NME Awards 2008: Britney Spears wins Worst Album

'Blackout' deemed most rubbish record of the year

Britney Spears has won the Worst Album award at the Shockwaves NME Awards tonight (February 28) for her latest effort ‘Blackout’.

The other nominees in the Worst Album award category were: James Blunt (‘1973’), The Hoosiers (‘The Trick To Life’), Leona Lewis (‘Spirit’) and Mika (‘Life In Cartoon Motion’).

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.