Noel Gallagher wins Best Blog at Shockwaves NME Awards

Oasis star's 'Tales From The Middle Of Nowhere' beats Radiohead

OasisNoel Gallagher has been named the Best Band Blogger at the Shockwaves NME Awards in London tonight (February 25).

The guitarist and songwriter picked up the most votes from NME readers and NME.COM users for his ‘Tales From The Middle Of Nowhere’ blog on, beating the likes of Radiohead and Foals, who also maintain their websites themselves.

The full list of nominees for Best Blog were:


Noel Gallagher/Oasis



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For complete coverage from this year’s Shockwaves NME Awards, including news, photo galleries, video interviews and live blogs straight from the ceremony at the O2 Academy Brixton, head to our awards index at NME.COM/awards now.


Plus NME Radio is broadcasting live straight from the awards – tune in via Sky Channel 0184, Virgin Media 975, Freesat 727 or NME.COM/radio. NME TV will also have highlights and interviews from the awards, head to NME.COM/nmetv for the full schedule.

There will also be a highlights show on Channel 4 on Friday (February 27) at 7.30pm (GMT) and on Saturday (28) at 10.55am.

Meanwhile, get this week’s issue of NME – on UK newsstands now – for an exclusive covers CD featuring this year’s Godlike Geniuses, The Cure. The awards review issue itself will be on the shelves from next Wednesday (March 4), boasting exclusive interviews, photos and more.

The Cure will headline the Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig at the O2 Arena in London on February 26, with NME.COM again bringing you full coverage.