01 March 2012
Florence Welch from Florence and The Machine has beaten out multi-award winner Adele at the NME Awards in London on Wednesday (29 February).
Welch took home the Best Solo Artist and Best Track trophies, as well as delivering one of the night's highlight performances.
Other big winners on the night were the Foo Fighters (Best International Band), The Horrors (Best Album for Skying) and Arctic Monkeys (Best Live Band).
Kasabian were named Best British Band, and band member Tom Meighan kicked took the opportunity during his acceptance speech to make a tribute to recently passed The Monkees singer Davy Jones.
Meighan led the crowd in a rendition of The Monkees theme tune, Hey Hey! We're The Monkees and later dedicated the Award to the memory of Jones.
He said, "I want to dedicate it to Davy Jones from The Monkees who died today. He was 66 years old. My mother loved The Monkees."
The main list of winners is as follows:
Best British Band - Kasabian
Best International Band - Foo Fighters
Best Solo Artist - Florence Welch
Best New Band - The Vaccines
Best Live Band - Arctic Monkeys
Best Album - Skying by The Horrors
Best Track - Shake It Out by Florence + The Machine
Best Dancefloor Anthem - Broken Record by Katy B
Best Video - Sunday by Hurts
Best TV Show - Fresh Meat
Best Festival - Glastonbury
Best Re-Issue - Complete Re-issues by The Smiths'
Greatest Music Moment Of The Year - The Stone Roses reunite
Philip Hall Radar Award - Azaelia Banks
Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution To Music - Pulp
Godlike Genius - Noel Gallagher
Villain of the Year - Justin Bieber
Worst Album of the Year - Under The Mistletoe by Justin Bieber