Arctic Monkeys Dominate NME Awards

The Arctic Monkeys dominated the NME music awards tonight (Feb. 28) in London by scooping the best British band, best track and best video prizes.

The Arctic Monkeys dominated the NME music awards tonight (Feb. 28) in London by scooping the best British band, best track and best video prizes.

It was the third year running that the quartet had made the headlines at the annual awards chosen by NME readers. The magazine called them "the biggest band of a generation."

Eight days ago, the group won the best band and best album categories at the Brits, which are voted on by members of the music industry.

It was a bad night for Amy Winehouse, who picked up five Grammy awards this month after checking into rehab in January. Nominated in four NME categories, she won just one award, for worst dressed.

Klaxons walked away with the best album award for "Myths of the Near Future" and newcomer Kate Nash took the best solo artist award. The Enemy was named best new band, Muse won best live band and the Killers won best international band for the second year in a row.

Pete Doherty was named hero of the year, while Kylie Minogue was voted sexiest woman.


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