17 December 2014
- From the section Music
Kasabian lead the nominations for the 2015 NME Awards having been named in eight categories including best British band and best live band.
The band’s nominations also include best track for Eez-eh and music moment of the year for their headline set at Glastonbury.
Royal Blood and Jamie T are both up for seven awards each.
The shortlists have been decided by NME readers, with the awards taking place on 18 February at 02 Academy Brixton.
Brighton rock duo Royal Blood are up for best British band and best live band, while Jamie T is up for best solo artist and best fan community.
Arctic Monkeys, Kasabian, Royal Blood, and The Libertines will fight it out for two of the night’s biggest awards, having all been named in both the best British band and best live band categories.
Kasabian said: “2014 has been such an incredible year for us, and being nominated for eight NME Awards is a better Christmas present than getting Castle Greyskull in 1986! Thanks very much.”
Alt-J and Chvrches are also up for best British band while Fat White Family and Foo Fighters are among the best live band nominees.
The best album category will be fought out between Jamie T, Kasabian, Royal …read more
Source:: BBC Entertainment