Arctic Monkeys Are Big Winners At NME Awards 2014. Lily Allen, Harry Styles Also Win Gongs

The NME Awards 2014 winners have been announced, with the Arctic Monkeys picking up a raft of awards, along with Sir Paul McCartney (Songwriters' Songwriter) and Blondie (Godlike Genius).

And spare a thought for 1D hairpiece Harry Styles, who beat former KGB goon Vladimir Putin to the 'Villain Of The Year' award. Harsh.

Here are the winners from the O2 Academy in Brixton:

Best British band

Arctic Monkeys

Biffy Clyro



Palma Violets

Two Door Cinema Club

Best international band

Arcade Fire


Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds


Queens Of The Stone Age

Vampire Weekend

Best solo artist

Lily Allen

David Bowie

Jake Bugg


Sir Paul McCartney

Kanye West

Best new band

Courtney Barnett



Jagwar Ma

Swim Deep

Wolf Alice

Best live band

Arctic Monkeys

Biffy Clyro


Palma Violets

Queens Of The Stone Age


Best album

Arctic Monkeys - AM

Drenge - Drenge

Peace - In Love

Queens Of The Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork

Savages - Silence Yourself

Kanye West - Yeezus

Best track

Lily Allen - Hard Out Here

Arcade Fire - Reflektor

Arctic Monkeys - Do I Wanna Know?

Daft Punk - Get Lucky

Disclosure ft AlunaGeorge - White Noise

Primal Scream - 2013

Worst band

30 Seconds To Mars

The 1975

Imagine Dragons


One Direction

The Wanted

Hero of the year

Russell Brand

David Bowie

Este Haim

Pussy Riot

Lou Reed

Alex Turner

Villain of the year

Russell Brand

David Cameron

Miley Cyrus

Vladimir Putin

Harry Styles

Robin Thicke

NME Awards 2014

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