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Sunday 31 August 2014

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

Published 26/02/2014 | 22:05

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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
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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