Glastonbury wins NME's Best Festival award

19/02/15 - Glastonbury won the Best Festival category at the 2015 NME Awards, held last night at the O2 Academy Brixton. The NME's Small Festival Of The Year award went to Liverpool Psych Fest.

The Best Festival award was presented to festival organiser Emily Eavis by The Vaccines frontman Justin Young and Antonia Marsh of art collective Girls Only.

Foo Fighters won the award for Best International Band and in the band's video acceptance speech, frontman Dave Grohl revealed Foo Fighters would be playing Glastonbury in the summer.

Elsewhere at NME Awards 2015, Kasabian and Jamie T picked up three awards apiece.

Kasabian were awarded two of the big awards of the night: Best British Band supported by Marshall and Best Album; they also picked up Best Quote.

Jamie T was awarded Best Track supported by Tito’s and Best Video for 'Zombie’ along with Music Moment Of The Year, which was presented by Florence Welch, for his incredible comeback.

Other winners included Suede, Jimmy Page, Royal Blood, Jake Bugg, and Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX.

Mike Williams, editor of NME, said: "It's been an astounding year of comebacks and triumphs for Kasabian and Jamie T and their awards tonight prove it.

"The fans have spoken and along with newcomers Royal Blood they have been undoubtedly anointed as the biggest acts in the country right now. Most excitingly, none of the trio look set on slowing down any time soon!"

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