NME Awards 2015: Harry Styles, Taylor Swift and 5 Seconds of Summer snatch up nominations

The nominations for the NME Awards 2015 have been revealed with the usual faces up there as well as some unexpected nominations.

giphyKasabian lapp it up with 8 nominations, new comers Royal Blood haven’t done too bad either with 7. There were also some nominations for some of our favourite popstars, 5 Seconds of Summer and One Direction go up against The 1975 for the ‘Worst band’ award.

Harry styles, the reining champion for the last two years in a row has been nominated yet again for ‘Villian Of The Year.’ His popstar ex girlfriend Taylor Swift has been nominated for the award too, as well as the contrasting ‘Hero Of The Year’ award alongside the likes of Dave Grohl and Alex Turner.


NME Awards 2015  nominations as follows:

Best British Band 
Arctic Monkeys
Royal Blood
The Libertines

Best Album
Jamie T – ‘Carry On The Grudge’
Kasabian – ’48:13′
La Roux – ‘Trouble In Paradise’
Royal Blood – ‘Royal Blood’
Run The Jewels – ‘Run The Jewels 2’
St Vincent – ‘St Vincent’

Best International Band supported by Austin, Texas – The Live Music Capital Of The World®
Arcade Fire
Foo Fighters
Queens Of The Stone Age
Tame Impala

Best Live Band supported by Dead Crow Spirit Flavoured Beers
Arctic Monkeys
Fat White Family
Foo Fighters
Royal Blood
The Libertines

Best New Band
Circa Waves
FKA Twigs
Royal Blood

Best Solo Artist
Jack White
Jake Bugg
Jamie T
La Roux
Lana Del Rey
St Vincent

Best Festival
Isle Of Wight Festival
Reading & Leeds
T In The Park

Best Track supported by Tito’s Handmade Vodka
Future Islands – ‘Seasons (Waiting On You)’
Jamie T – ‘Zombie’
Jungle – ‘Busy Earnin”
Kasabian – ‘Eez-Eh’
Noel Gallagher – ‘In The Heat Of The Moment’
Royal Blood – ‘Little Monster’

Best Video
Fat White Family – ‘Touch The Leather’
FKA Twigs – ‘Two Weeks’
Jamie T – ‘Zombie’
Jungle – ‘Busy Earnin’’
Peace – ‘Lost On Me’
Royal Blood – ‘Figure It Out’

Best Music Film
20,000 Days On Earth
Finding Fela
Kasabian: Summer Solstice
Pulp: A Film About Life, Death And Supermarkets
Supermensch: The Legend Of Shep Gordon
The Possibilities Are Endless

Best Film
Get On Up
God Help The Girl
The Inbetweeners 2
Northern Soul

Best TV Show
Game Of Thrones
Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways
Peaky Blinders
True Detective

Dancefloor Filler
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – ‘Fancy’
Jamie T – ‘Zombie’
Kasabian – ‘Eez-Eh’
Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars – ‘Uptown Funk’
Metronomy –’Love Letters’
SBTRKT feat. Ezra Koenig – ‘New Dorp. New York’

Worst Band
5 Seconds Of Summer
One Direction
The 1975

Villain Of The Year
David Cameron
Harry Styles
Nigel Farage
Russell Brand
Taylor Swift

Hero Of The Year
Alex Turner
Dave Grohl
Kate Bush
Noel Gallagher
Russell Brand
Taylor Swift

Music Moment Of The Year
Alex Turner’s Brit Awards speech
Jamie T’s comeback
Kasabian headline Glastonbury
Kate Bush returns
The Libertines reunite
Nirvana reunite at The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Best Fan Community
Jamie T
La Roux
Royal Blood

Small Festival Of The Year
End Of The Road
Festival Number 6
Field Day
Liverpool Psych Fest
The Great Escape

Book Of The Year
Bernard Sumner – Chapter And Verse
Ian Curtis, Deborah Curtis and Jon Savage – So This Is Permanence
Jesse Frohman – Kurt Cobain: The Last Session
John Lydon – Anger Is An Energy: My Life Uncensored
Viv Albertine – Clothes Clothes Clothes Music Music Music Boys Boys Boys
Steve Hanley – The Big Midweek: Life Inside The Fall

Reissue Of The Year
Led Zeppelin – ‘Led Zeppelin II’
Manic Street Preachers – ‘The Holy Bible’
Oasis – ‘Definitely Maybe’
Pixies – ‘Doolittle’
Public Enemy – ‘It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back’
Smashing Pumpkins – ‘Adore’

Best Band Social Media
?uestlove’s Twitter
Alana Haim’s Twitter
Albert Hammond Jr’s Twitter
Fat White Family’s Facebook
Liam Gallagher’s Twitter
Slaves’ Facebook

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