The 2013 NME Awards were held at East London venue Troxy and saw Biffy Clyro win Best British Band, while Johnny Marr was named Godlike Genius. Marr performed a short set with Ronnie Wood to close the ceremony, including The Smiths classic ‘How Soon Is Now?’. At the afterparty Idris Elba of The Wire clashed with Liam Gallagher over a hat.

Russell Kane



Best International Band
The Killers

Best Video
Arctic Monkeys – ‘R U Mine?’

The Philip Hall Radar Award
The Child Of Lov

Godlike Genius
Johnny Marr

Best Solo Artist
Florence + The Machine

Best Track
Foals – ‘Inhaler’


Best Dancefloor Anthem
Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch – ‘Sweet Nothing’

Best TV Show
Fresh Meat

Best Festival
Reading And Leeds Festivals

Best British Band
Biffy Clyro

Best New Band
Palma Violets

Best Album
The Maccabees – ‘Given To The Wild’

Best Music Film
Crosshire Hurricane

Worst Band
One Direction

Hottest Woman
Amy Lee

Hottest Man
Matt Bellamy

Best Blog or Twitter
Alana Haim (@babyhaim)

Best Small Festival
Festival No 6

Villain Of The Year
Harry Styles

Hero Of The Year
Barack Obama

Best Live Band
Rolling Stones

Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution To Music
The Cribs

Best Reissue
Blur – ’21’

Best Film
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Greatest Music Moment Of The Year
Olympics opening ceremony

Best Book
Mike Skinner – The Story Of The Streets

Best Fan Community

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