NME Awards in L.A. Tonight!

Tonight brings the the annual British music ceremony onto U.S. soil for the first time. As the mods and rockers descend on El Rey Theatre they will be expecting performances by The Lemonheads, Carbon/Silicon, Does It Offend You, Yeah?, and a reunited-all original line of Jane’s Addiction, who are together just for the awards show. The hosts will be Jim Jeffries and Har Mar Superstar.

In another first, you can watch the whole thing on live on Myspace at 9pm PST. But to get in on all the red carpet arrivals, gossip and who’s wearing who, NME.com will be taking care of all that stuff starting at 7pm PST.

Here’s a taste of who is up for what but see the NME for the whole listing:

Indie/ Alternative Band Of The Year:
Foo Fighters
Kings of Leon
The Killers
My Chemical Romance
The White Stripes

Best Indie Alternative Solo Artist:
Ryan Adams
Beck
Andrew Bird
Albert Hammond Jr
Cat Power

Best Indie/ Alternative Track:
Foo Fighters “The Pretender”
The Killers “Tranquilize”
LCD Soundsystem “All My Friends”
My Chemical Romance “Teenagers”
The White Stripes “Icky Thump”

Best International Indie Alternative Solo Artist:
Feist
MIA
Kate Nash
Jamie T
Amy Winehouse

Best International Indie/ Alternative Album:
Arcade Fire Neon Bible
Arctic Monkeys Favourite Worst Nightmare
Babyshambles Shotter’s Nation
Klaxons Myths Of The Near Future
Radiohead In Rainbows

Indie/ Alternative Album Of The Year:
Foo Fighters “Echoes Silence Patience And Grace”
The Hold Steady “Girls And Boys Of America”
The Killers “Sawdust”
Kings Of Leon “Because Of The Times”
The White Stripes “Icky Thump”

Best New Indie/ Alternative Band:
Band Of Horses
Black Kids
MGMT
Paramore
Vampire Weekend

Best American Indie/ Alternative Live Act:
Foo Fighters
The Killers
Kings of Leon
My Chemical Romance
Queens Of The Stone Age

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  1. jason
    Posted April 24, 2008 at 5:38 pm | Permalink

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