US rock group My Chemical Romance win two NME awardsBy ANI
Friday, February 25, 2011
WASHINGTON - US rock group My Chemical Romance have won two prizes for best video and best international band at this year’s NME awards.
The New Jersey group also performed at the ceremony, held at the O2 Academy in Brixton, south London, reports the BBC.
Muse were named best British band for the second year running, while Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro scooped the trophy for best live band.
Other prizes went to Laura Marling, Hurts, Arcade Fire and Foals.
Marling, named best British female solo artist at the Brits last week, was named best solo artist, while Hurts received the best new band prize.
Arcade Fire received the best album award for The Suburbs in absentia, while Foals’ Spanish Sahara was named best track.
Glastonbury was named best festival for the third year running, while Channel 4’s youth drama Skins was crowned best TV show.
Foo Fighters front-man Dave Grohl received the Godlike genius award, presented last year to Paul Weller.
NME editor, Krissi Murison, said that more than 3.5 million votes were cast by the magazine’s readers.(ANI)