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McCartney receives NME songwriters award

Written by admin on February 27, 2014 – 8:17 am -

Paul McCartney received the Songwriters’ Songwriter award at last night’s NME Awards show, held at the O2 Academy, Brixton.

Paul McCartney NME Songwriters' Songwriter award
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Rolling Stones win two NME awards

Written by admin on February 28, 2013 – 7:55 pm -

The Rolling Stones won NME Awards for Best Live Band and Best Film on Wednesday night.

The legendary rockers were recognised for their recent series of 50th anniversary concerts and the critically acclaimed documentary “Crossfire Hurricane”.

Ronnie Wood was on hand to accept both awards. He also joined former Smiths guitarist, Johnny Marr, in a performance of “How Soon Is Now?”. Marr had picked up the quirkily named Godlike Genius award for his 30 years of music making.

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Rolling Stones and Bowie up for NME Awards

Written by admin on January 21, 2013 – 8:12 pm -

The Rolling Stones and David Bowie have both received multiple nominations for this year’s NME Awards.

The Rolling Stones have been nominated in four categories: Best Live Band, Best Music Film (for Crossfire Hurricane), Best Book (for The Rolling Stones: 50), and Music Moment of the Year (for their 50 & Counting performances at London’s O2 Arena). Neil Young’s “Waging Heavy Peace” is among the other books nominated in the Best Book category.

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