Read the Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 guestlist

See who's coming to the O2 Academy Brixton tonight (Feb 23)

The Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 are hours away from kicking off in London this evening (February 23).

Bands and celebrities are set to arrive at the O2 Academy Brixton for the ceremony shortly.

As a taster, we thought we’d give you a hint of who’s on the guestlist for the show, which is hosted by Angelos Epithemiou. The list below includes nominees, performers and a few more famous faces who have managed to find a way into the party.


Check NME.COM/awards throughout the evening to keep up to date with who’s been up to what.

The guestlist for the Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 (in no particular order) includes:

Kate Moss
Marina Diamandis
Professor Green
Carl Barat
The Naked & Famous
Everything Everything
These New Puritans
Plan B
Akiko Matsuura
Jaime Winstone
Russell Tovey
The Drums
Laura Marling
The Kills
Noel Fielding
Matt Berry
Bobbie Gillespie
Miles Kane
Biffy Clyro
Kaiser Chiefs
The Vaccines
Crystal Castles
Feargal Sharkey
Frank Turner
Patrick Wolf
Foo Fighters
Graham Coxon
My Chemical Romance
Two Door Cinema Club
Dan Donovan
Don Letts
Mick Jones
Alexander Arnold
Freya Mayor
Laya Lewis
Sean Teale
Peaches Geldof
John Lydon
Alan Woodhouse
John ‘Rambo’ Stevens
Mystery Jets
We Are Scientists
Ronnie Vannucci
PJ Harvey
Chapel Club
Juliette Lewis
Magnetic Man
Andy Burrows

NME.COM is coming live from the Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 ceremony at London‘s O2 Academy Brixton tonight. Keep checking NME.COM/awards for news, photo galleries, blogs, video interviews and more.

Tune into NME Radio and NME TV for further coverage throughout the week.

Get next week’s issue of NME for the ultimate report on the evening’s events. It’s on UK newsstands or available digitally from next Wednesday (March 2).


Watch the ceremony on Channel 4 on Saturday night (26) at 11.20pm (GMT). Earlier in the day, at 11.25am on the same channel, T4 will broadcast their coverage of the ceremony.

Buy music by tonight’s award winners at

The NME Awards Big Gig takes place on Friday (25). Godlike Genius Dave Grohl‘s band Foo Fighters headline, with Cee Lo Green, Band Of Horses and No Age also on the bill.


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