Thursday, February 25, 2010

Kasabian wins a pair at 2010 NME Awards

Follow-up to yesterday's post on Kasabian and the 2010 NME Awards...

Up for 6 trophies Wednesday night, Kasabian picked up 2 awards - Best Album and Best Album Artwork for their 2009 release, "West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum." As expected, the band rocked the house with special guest Noel Fielding of The Mighty Boosh, as they performed "Vlad The Impaler."

Muse were the other multi-award winners, scoring Best British Band and Best Website.

Here's a quick rundown of winners in some of the major categories:

Best British Band - Muse
Best International Band - Paramore
Best Solo Artist - Jamie T
Best New Band - Bombay Bicycle Club
Best Live Band - Arctic Monkeys
Best Album - "West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum" by Kasabian
Best Track - "Dominos" by The Big Pink
Best Video - "The Captain" by Biffy Clyro
Best Live Event - Blur's Hyde Park concert in 2009
Giving It Back Fan Award - Lily Allen
Best Album Artwork - "West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum" by Kasabian
Best Website - Muse
Godlike Genius Award - Paul Weller