The Maccabees, Jamie xx and Foals voted best performances at Reading and Leeds 2015 by NME readers

Readers pick the most impressive acts from this year's festivals

The Maccabees have been voted the best band at this year’s Reading and Leeds festivals by NME readers.

The twin events took place over the weekend (August 28-30) at Richfield Avenue and Bramham Park respectively.

In a recent poll by NME, The Maccabees – who recently released their fourth album ‘Marks To Prove It’ – came out on top, having played Leeds on Friday afternoon and Reading on Sunday.


Finishing runner-up was The xx drummer Jamie xx who performed DJ sets at both festivals, while Foals, Peace and Jamie T complete the Top Five.

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The Libertines are the only headline act of the festival to be picked out by NME readers in their Top 10, finishing one place behind Catfish and the Bottlemen and ahead of Slaves, Royal Blood and Wolf Alice.

The 10 most popular acts are listed below and see the full Top 20 here.

1. The Maccabees
2. Jamie xx
3. Foals
4. Peace
5. Jamie T
6. Catfish And The Bottlemen
7. The Libertines
8. Slaves
9. Royal Blood
10. Wolf Alice

The 20 Best Bands At Reading And Leeds 2015 In Order Of Greatness – Voted For By NME Readers