The Killers have responded to their track ‘The Man’ being named the Hottest Record Of The Year by BBC Radio 1.
Brandon Flowers and band beat the likes of Liam Gallagher, Royal Blood, Lorde and Wolf Alice to the Hottest Record Of The Year prize, as voted for by Radio 1 listeners.
Host Annie Mac described the song as “a very sassy and sexy record, brimming with bravado” that was “fully deserving” of the feat.
The Killers responded to the news by tweeting that they have the “best fans in the world”. See below.
HUGE congratulations to @TheKillers who have the Hottest Record of the Year with The Man!
— BBC Radio 1 (@BBCR1) December 7, 2017
a very sassy and sexy record, brimming with bravado and fully deserving of The Hottest Record Of The Year! Congrats to @thekillers and thanks to our listeners for your votes @BBCR1 https://t.co/AHD5RnBEu2
— Annie Mac (@AnnieMac) December 7, 2017
Best fans in the world. https://t.co/KjArSJPKsD
— The Killers (@thekillers) December 7, 2017
They will play Swansea and Bolton next summer. They play Swansea’s Liberty Stadium on June 23 and Bolton’s Macron Stadium on July 13. It’s their first stadium shows since playing London’s Wembley Stadium in June 2013.
The news comes after it was announced that The Killers will headline the 50th anniversary of Isle Of Wight festival in 2018. The Killers will also headline Benicassim in Spain.