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Arctic Monkeys' AM named best album of 2013 by NME

Arctic Monkeys, AM

Story by Jack Foley

ARCTIC Monkeys’ fifth album, AM, has been named as the best album of 2013 by NME.

US rapper Kanye West came second with his latest album Yeezus, while Queens Of The Stone Age’s … Like Clockwork came third.

The music magazine also named its top track of the year as Daft Punk’s Get Lucky, featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers.`The single sold more than one million copies in the UK.

Arcade Fire’s Reflektor came second place, while Arctic Monkeys’ Do I Wanna Know? was third.

The awards form part of NME’s list of the 50 best albums and tracks of 2013, which appear in this week’s online and magazine editions. Click here