Come this afternoon, you won’t believe your eyes...

NME.COM will be going NME Carling Awards mad from 3pm today (February 25).

Previous awards have underlined the NME Carling Awards as the UK’s best musical shindig with guests including Paul McCartney, The Strokes, Oasis, Kylie, Radiohead, U2… well you get the idea.

This year, don’t be surprised to see the likes of [/a], [a] and [a][/a] milling around and perhaps winning something.

You may have noticed our discreet little countdown on the homepage over the last week, but you’ll notice some major changes today.

These include:

A stunning picture slideshow

Latest awards – as they happen

Video interviews

Some very, very special nomination videos

So click back today from 3pm for the best online awards coverage you’ve ever seen!