NME Awards 2012

New Musical Express Award 2012 Winners List

Philip Hall Radar Award

  • Azealia Banks

Godlike Genius Award

  • Noel Gallagher

Best British Band

  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Bombay Bicycle Club
  • The Horrors
  • Kasabian
  • Muse
  • (Last year’s winner Muse)

Best International Band

  • Arcade Fire
  • Foo Fighters
  • Justice
  • Odd Future
  • The Strokes
  • (Last year’s winner My Chemical Romance)

Best Solo Artist

  • Adele
  • Florence + The Machine
  • Frank Turner
  • Laura Marling
  • Miles Kane
  • Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
  • (Last year’s winner Laura Marling)

Best New Band

  • Foster The People
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Tribes
  • The Vaccines
  • Wu Lyf
  • (Last year’s winner Hurts)

Best Live Band

  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Kasabian
  • Muse
  • Pulp
  • Two Door Cinema Club

Best Album

  • Arctic 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?’
  • (Last year’s winner Arcade Fire - ‘The Suburbs’)

Best Track

  • Arctic Monkeys - ‘The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala’
  • Bombay Bicycle Club - ‘Shuffle’
  • Florence + The Machine - ‘Shake It Out’
  • Hurts - ‘Sunday’
  • Lana Del Rey - ‘Video Games’
  • (Last year’s winner Foals - ‘Spanish Sahara’)

Dancefloor Anthem

  • Azealia Banks - ‘212’
  • Foster The People - ‘Pumped Up Kicks’
  • Justice - ‘Civilization’
  • Katy B - ‘Broken Record’
  • Metronomy - ‘The Bay’
  • (Last year’s winner Professor Green - ‘Jungle’)

Best Video

  • Arctic Monkeys - ‘Suck It And See’
  • Beyonce - ‘Countdown’
  • Hurts - ‘Sunday’
  • Lana Del Rey - ‘Video Games’
  • Tyler, The Creator - ‘Yonkers’
  • (Last year’s winner My Chemical Romance - ‘Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)’.

Best TV Show

  • ‘Dr Who’
  • ‘Fresh Meat’
  • ‘Misfits’
  • ‘Never Mind The Buzzcocks’
  • ‘This Is England ‘88’
  • (Last year’s winner Skins)

Best Festival

  • Bestival
  • Glastonbury
  • Reading & Leeds
  • T In The Park
  • V Festival
  • (Last year’s winner Glastonbury)

Best Film

  • ‘Black Swan’
  • ‘Drive’
  • ‘Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2’
  • ‘The Inbetweeners Movie’
  • ‘Submarine’
  • (Last year’s winner Inception)

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’ - The Libertines
  • ‘Upside Down - The Creation Records Story’
  • (New award)

Greatest Music Moment Of The Year

  • Brian May joins My Chemical Romance onstage at Reading Festival
  • Kasabian see in 2012 with their epic London O2 Arena show
  • Noel Gallagher launches his solo career with press conference
  • Pulp steal the show at Glastonbury with secret set
  • The Stone Roses reunite
  • (New award)

Best Re-issue

  • Manic Street Preachers - ‘National Treasures’
  • Nirvana - ‘Nevermind’
  • Primal Scream - ‘Screamadelica’
  • The Rolling Stones - ‘Some Girls’
  • The Smiths - ‘Complete Re-issues’
  • (New award)

Best Book

  • Jared Leto - ‘Notes From The Outernet’
  • Jarvis Cocker - ‘Mother, Brother, Lover Selected Lyrics’
  • Malcolm X - ‘A Life Of Reinvention’
  • Noel Fielding - ‘The Scribblings Of A Madcap Shambleton’
  • Shaun Ryder - ‘Twisting My Melon’
  • (Last year’s winner John Lydon - Mr Rotten’s Scrapbook)

Hero Of The Year

  • Alex Turner
  • Dave Grohl
  • Matt Bellamy
  • Noel Fielding
  • Noel Gallagher
  • (Last year’s winner Lady Gaga)

Villain Of The Year

  • David Cameron
  • Justin Bieber
  • Lady Gaga
  • Liam Gallagher
  • Nick Clegg
  • (Last year’s winner David Cameron)

Worst Album

  • Coldplay - ‘Mylo Xyloto’
  • Justin Bieber - ‘Under The Mistletoe’
  • Lady Gaga - ‘Born This Way’
  • One Direction - ‘Up All Night’
  • Viva Brother - ‘Famous First Words’
  • (Last year’s winner Justin Bieber - ‘My World’)

Worst Band

  • Beady Eye
  • Coldplay
  • Muse
  • One Direction
  • Viva Brother
  • (Last year’s winner Jonas Brothers)

Best Album Artwork

  • Arctic Monkeys - ‘Suck It And See’
  • Bombay Bicycle Club - ‘A Different Kind Of Fix’
  • Bjork - ‘Biophilia’
  • Friendly Fires - ‘Pala’
  • Jay-Z and Kanye West - ‘Watch The Throne’
  • (Last year’s winner Klaxons - ‘Surfing The Void’)

Best Band Blog Or Twitter

  • @Example
  • Frank-Turner.com/blog
  • @KanyeWest
  • @LadyGaga
  • @Theohurts
  • (New award)

Best Small Festival

  • Field Day
  • Hop Farm
  • Kendal Calling
  • Latitude
  • RockNess
  • (Last year’s winner RockNess)

Most Dedicated Fans

  • 30 Seconds To Mars
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Hurts
  • Muse
  • My Chemical Romance
  • (New award)

Hottest Male

  • Andy Biersack, Black Veil Brides
  • Dominic Howard, Muse
  • Gerard Way, My Chemical Romance
  • Jared Leto, 30 Seconds To Mars
  • Matt Bellamy, Muse
  • (Last year’s winner Matt Bellamy)

Hottest Female

  • Amy Lee, Evanescence
  • Florence Welch, Florence + The Machine
  • Hayley Williams, Paramore
  • Katy Perry
  • Marina Diamandis, Marina And The Diamonds
  • (Last year’s winner Alison Mosshart)