NME Review Of The Year Issue
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
We talk to Canadian pop-wizard Claire Boucher about crafting NME’s Album of 2015.
Albums of the Year
Topped by Grimes, our definitive Top 20 also features appearances from Blur, A$AP Rocky, Kurt Vile, Tame Impala, Chvrches and Lana Del Rey.
Songs of the Year
The Top 10 tunes of 2015 – Justin Bieber, Foals, The Weeknd and Skepta all make the cut.
Films of the Year
From Trainwreck to Amy, via Cobain: Montage of Heck and Whiplash, film in 2015 had it all.
TV of the Year
Stoners, psychos and hactivists abound in the Top 10 telly list, with Broad City, The Jinx and Mr Robot all scoring highly.
All the stats behind the historic first week of sales for ’25’.
NME Awards 2016 with Austin, Texas
The shortlist for next year’s awards is in! Also, find out all about next February’s special awards gigs.
What’s On Your Headphones?
The good people of Watford on the tunes currently blaring our of their headphones
Under The Radar
Spring King are our ones to watch this week. Say hello to the most hyped guitar band of 2016
Soundtrack of my Life
Comedian Josh Widdicombe on Blur, Paul Simon, Ash, The Smiths and the songs that man him the (funny)man he is today