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NME Award winners: Paul McCartney, Lily Allen, Damon Albarn

Published 26/02/2014 | 22:05

Lily Allen collects her award for Best Solo Artist during the 2014 NME Awards, at Brixton Academy, London. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Lily Allen collects her award for Best Solo Artist during the 2014 NME Awards, at Brixton Academy, London. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Lily Allen on stage. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Debbie Harry of Blondie on stage. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Laura Whitmore arriving for the 2014 NME Awards. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire
Paul McCartney. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Peaches Geldof. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Lily Allen (left) and Debbie Harry fighting for the Godlike Genius Award. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire
Blondie with Debbie Harry (centre) arriving for the 2014 NME Awards, at Brixton Academy, London. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Damon Albarn (centre) arriving for the 2014 NME Awards, at Brixton Academy, London. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Two Door Cinema Club arriving for the 2014 NME Awards. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire
Daisy Lowe. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
(Left - right) Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan and Siobhan Donaghy of MKS arriving for the 2014 NME Awards. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Jerry Hall. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire
Debbie Harry with Blondie (2nd left). Photo: Ian West/PA Wire
Abbey Clancy at Brixton Academy, London. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire

Lily Allen scooped the award for Best Solo Artist during the 2014 NME Awards in London tonight.

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The star was pictured earlier in the night grappling with the Godlike Genius Award with Blondie's Debbie Harry.

Lily looked resplendent at the awards and once again proved that a little quirkiness never goes astray in fashion.

Sir Paul McCartney is being celebrated by fellow songwriters with a special one-off prize at the NME Awards recognising his contribution to music over the past half century.

The music magazine has chosen to honour him after approaching a number of musicians who were united in naming him as being unmatchable in his craft.

Main winners:

 

:: Godlike Genius - Blondie

 

:: Songwriters' Songwriter - Sir Paul McCartney

 

:: Award For Innovation - Damon Albarn

 

:: Outstanding Contribution to Music Award - Belle & Sebastian

 

:: Best British Band - Arctic Monkeys

 

:: Best International Band - Haim

 

:: Best Solo Artist - Lily Allen

 

:: Best New Band - Drenge

 

:: Best Live Band - Arctic Monkeys

 

:: Best Album - Arctic Monkeys, AM

 

:: Best Track - Disclosure, White Noise

 

:: Best Festival - Glastonbury

 

:: Best Book - Morrissey, Autobiography

 

:: Music Moment Of The Year - Noel and Damon come together for Teenage Cancer Trust

 

:: Worst Band - The 1975

 

:: Best Fan Community - Arctic Monkeys

 

:: Hero Of The Year - Alex Turner

 

:: Villain Of The Year - Harry Styles

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