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NME Awards 2012: The nominees in full

Bombay Bicycle Club

Compiled by Jack Foley

THE nominees for the 2012 NME Awards are as follows. The awards will be handed out at London’s Brixton Academy on February 29, 2012…

Best British Band supported by Sonos
Arctic Monkeys
Bombay Bicycle Club
The Horrors

Best International Band supported by T4
Arcade Fire
Foo Fighters
Odd Future (OFWGKTA)
The Strokes

Best Solo Artist supported by Rekorderlig
Florence + The Machine
Frank Turner
Laura Marling
Miles Kane
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Best New Band supported by Boxfresh
Foster The People
Lana Del Rey
The Vaccines
Wu Lyf

Best Live Band supported by Carling
Arctic Monkeys
Two Door Cinema Club

Best Album supported by HMV
Artic Monkeys – Suck It and See
The Horrors – Skying
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
PJ Harvey – Let England Shake
The Vaccines – What did you Expect from the Vaccines?

Best Track supported by Fender
Arctic Monkeys – The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala
Bombay Bicycle – Club Shuffle
Florence + The Machine – Shake It Out
Hurts – Sunday
Lana Del Rey – Video Games

Dancefloor Anthem supported by NME Radio
Azelia Banks – 212
Foster The People – Pumped Up Kicks
Justice – Civilization
Katy B – Broken Record
Metronomy – The Bay

Best Video supported by
Arctic Monkeys – Suck It And See
Beyonce – Countdown
Hurts – Sunday
Lana Del Rey – Video Games
Tyler, The Creator – Yonkers

Best TV Show
Dr Who
Fresh Meat
Never Mind The Buzzcocks
This is England 88

Best Festival
Reading & Leeds
T In The Park

Best Film
Black Swan
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part Two

Best Music Film
Back and Forth – Foo Fighters
Living in the Material World – George Harrison
Talihina Sky – Kings of Leon
There are no Innocent Bystanders – Libertines
Upside Down – The Creation Records Story

Greatest Music Moment
Brian May joins My Chemical Romance on stage at Reading Festival
Kasabian see in 2012 with their epic O2 show
Noel Gallagher launches solo career with classic press conference
Pulp steal the show at Glastonbury with secret set
The Stone Roses Reunite

Best Re-issue
Manic Street Preachers – National Treasures
Nirvana – Never Mind
Primal Screen – Screamadelica
Rolling Stones – Some Girls
The Smiths – Complete Re-Issues

Best Book
Jarvis Cocker – Mother, Brother, Lover. Selected Lyrics
Noel Fielding – The Scribblings of A Madcap Shambleton
Jared Leto – Notes from the Outernet
Shaun Rider – Twisting My Melon
Malcolm X – A Life of Reinvention

Hero Of The Year
Alex Turner
Dave Grohl
Matt Bellamy
Noel Fielding
Noel Gallagher

Villain Of The Year
Justin Bieber
David Cameron
Nick Clegg
Liam Gallagher
Lady Gaga

Worst Album
Justin Bieber – Under The Mistletoe
Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
Lady Gaga – Born This Way
One Direction – Up All Night
Viva Brother – Famous First Words

Worst Band
Beady Eye
One Direction
Viva Brother

Best Album Artwork
Arctic Monkeys – Suck It And See
Bjork – Biophilia
Bombay Bicycle Club – A Different Kind of Fix
Friendly Fires – Pala
Jay Z and Kanye West – Watch The Throne

Best Band Blog or Twitter
Example (Twitter)
kaynewest (Twitter)
Ladygaga (Twitter)
Theohurts (Twitter)

Best Small Festival
Field Day
Hop Farm
Kendall Calling

Most Dedicated Fans
Arctic Monkeys
My Chemical Romance
30 Seconds To Mars

Hottest Male
Matt Bellamy – Muse
Andy Biersack – Black Veil Brides
Dom Howard – Muse
Jared Leto – 30 Seconds To Mars
Gerard Way – My Chemical Romance

Hottest Female
Marina Diamandis – Marina And The Diamonds
Amy Lee – Evanescence
Katy Perry
Florence Welch – Florence + The Machine
Hayley Williams – Paramore

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