Shockwaves NME Awards nominations announced tonight (Jan 25)

Find out who will be on this year's shortlist

The shortlists for the Shockwaves NME Awards 2010 are set to be announced tonight (January 25).

The nominations for this year’s ceremony, set to take place at the O2 Academy Brixton on February 24, will be revealed on NME.COM at 7.30pm (GMT). They will be announced at an awards launch party at the London Tabernacle, followed by a live performance from The Maccabees.

Voting will open at NME.COM/awards from 7:30pm. NME Editor Krissi Murison and Associate Editor Paul Stokes will be live on NME Radio following the announcement to discuss the nominations.

Last year Oasis were crowned Best British Band at the ceremony while Muse won three awards including the Best Live Band gong. See NME.COM/awards for a run-down of last year’s winners.

The Shockwaves NME Awards 2010 categories are:

Best British Band
Best International Band
Best Solo Artist
Best New Band
Best Live Band
Best Album
Best Track
Best Video
Best Live Event
Best Festival
Best Dancefloor Filler
Best TV Show
Best Film
Best DVD
Giving It Back Fan Award
Hero Of The Year
Villain Of The Year
Best Dressed
Worst Dressed
Worst Album
Worst Band
Hottest Man
Hottest Woman
Best Website
Best Album Artwork
Best Band Blog