The NME Nominations

BATD ON Jan 26, 2010 AT 11:58 am

Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys

The nominations for the NME awards are in and Arctic Monkeys are up for seven.  The group are up for Best British Band, Best Album Artwork, Best Live Band, Best Track, Best Video and Best Album and Worst Album for ‘Humbug’, while frontman Alex Turner is up for two additional awards – Hottest Man and Hero of the Year.  While Kasabian have six nominations and Lady Gaga is up for Best Solo Artist and Hottest Woman, as well as Best Dressed and the ‘honours’ Worst Dressed and Worst Album.

This year’s event takes place at The O2 Academy Brixton in London on February 24

The Shockwaves NME Awards 2010 nominations are:

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

Best British Band (sponsored by Shockwaves):
Arctic Monkeys
Biffy Clyro

Best International Band (sponsored by 4music/T4):
Green Day
Kings Of Leon
Vampire Weekend
Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Best Solo Artist:
Dizzee Rascal
Florence And The Machine
Jamie T
Julian Casablancas
Lady Gaga

Best New Band (sponsored by USC):
The Big Pink
Bombay Bicycle Club
Mumford & Sons
The xx
La Roux

Florence And The Machine

Florence And The Machine

Best Live Band (sponsored by Tuborg):
Arctic Monkeys
Them Crooked Vultures

Best Album (sponsored by HMV):
Arctic Monkeys – ‘Humbug’
Kasabian – ‘West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum’
Muse – ‘The Resistance’
The Cribs – ‘Ignore The Ignorant’
The Horrors – ‘Primary Colours’

Best Track (sponsored by NME Radio):
Animal Collective – ‘My Girls’
Arctic Monkeys – ‘Crying Lightning’
Florence And The Machine – ‘Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)’
Jamie T – ‘Sticks N’ Stones’
The Big Pink – ‘Dominos’

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