Lady Gaga, Foals, Arctic Monkeys all get nods...

09:25 25th January 2011

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Foals lead the way in the nominations for this year's NME Awards with five nods, including Best British Band.

The Oxford group are also in the running for Best Album for their 2010 effort, 'Total Life Forever'.

Arcade Fire have four nominations including  Best International Band and Best Live Band, a category that also includes Biffy Clyro, Foals, Kasabian andMuse.

Other nominees include Arctic Monkeys, Guns N' Roses Axl Rose, Brandon Flowers and My Chemical Romance.

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl will collect the Godlike Genius award. The ceremony takes place at the Brixton Academy in London on February 23.

The 2011 NME Awards nominations are:

Best British Band:

Arctic Monkeys
Biffy Clyro

Best International Band:

Arcade Fire
Kings Of Leon
My Chemical Romance
The Drums
Vampire Weekend

Best Solo Artist:

Florence Welch
Frank Turner
Kanye West
Laura Marling
Paul Weller

Best New Band:

Beady Eye
Everything Everything
The Drums
Two Door Cinema Club

Best Live Band:

Arcade Fire
Biffy Clyro

Best Album:

Arcade Fire – 'The Suburbs'
Crystal Castles – 'Crystal Castles II'
Foals – 'Total Life Forever'
My Chemical Romance – 'Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys'
Two Door Cinema Club – 'Tourist History'

Best Track:

Cee Lo Green – 'Fuck You'
Foals – 'Spanish Sahara'
Gorillaz – 'Stylo'
Janelle Monae (featuring Big Boi) – 'Tightrope'
Mark Ronson & The Business Intl – 'Bang Bang Bang'

Best Video:

Arcade Fire – 'We Used To Wait'
Brandon Flowers – ‘Crossfire'
Chase & Status – 'Let You Go'
Gorillaz – 'Stylo'
My Chemical Romance – 'Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)'

Best Festival:

Reading And Leeds Festivals
T In The Park
V Festival

Best Dancefloor Filler:

Crystal Castles – 'Baptism'
Kele – 'Tenderoni'
Plan B – 'Stayed Too Long'
Professor Green – 'Jungle'
Tinie Tempah – 'Pass Out'

Best TV Show:
Never Mind The Buzzcocks
Peep Show
The Inbetweeners

Best Film:

Get Him To The Greek
Scott Pilgrim vs The World
The Social Network

Hero Of The Year:

Gerard Way
Julian Assange
Lady Gaga
Kanye West

Villain Of The Year:

Axl Rose
David Cameron
Justin Bieber
Nick Clegg
Simon Cowell

Most Stylish:

Brandon Flowers
Hayley Williams
Lady Gaga
Liam Gallagher
Noel Fielding

Least Stylish:

Cheryl Cole
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Liam Gallagher

Worst Album:

Cheryl Cole – 'Messy Little Raindrops'
Justin Bieber – 'My World'
Katy Perry – 'Teenage Dream'
Kings Of Leon – 'Come Around Sundown'
My Chemical Romance – 'Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys'

Worst Band:

30 Seconds To Mars
Jonas Brothers
Kings Of Leon
Tokio Hotel

Best Band Blog or Twitter:

Frank Turner
Hayley Williams
Kanye West
Lily Allen
Theo Hutchcraft

Best Book:

Carl Barât – 'Threepenny Memoir'
Jay-Z – 'Decoded'
John Lydon – 'Mr Rotten’s Scrapbook'
Keith Richards – 'Life'
Russell Brand – 'My Booky Wook 2'

Best Small Festival (50,000 capacity or lower):

Kendal Calling
Underage Festival

Best Album Artwork:

Foals – 'Total Life Forever'
Gorillaz – 'Plastic Beach'
Klaxons – 'Surfing The Void'
MGMT – 'Congratulations'
My Chemical Romance – 'Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys'

Hottest Woman:

Alison Mosshart
Emily Haines
Hayley Williams
Lady Gaga

Hottest Man:

Alex Turner
Billie Joe Armstrong
Dominic Howard
Jared Leto
Matt Bellamy

NME Awards 2010 - Highlights
  • Lily Allen

  • Biffy Clyro

  • Muse

  • Leigh Francis

  • Mark Ronson

  • Edwyn Collins

  • James Buckley

  • Bernard Sumner

  • Agyness Deyn

  • La Roux

  • Courtney Love

  • Pam Hogg and Bobby Gillespie

  • Shane MacGowan and Victoria Clarke

  • Ke$ha

  • The Maccabees

  • Jaime Winstone

  • Marina Diamandis

  • Fearne Cotton

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