英国流行音乐杂志《NME》（New Music Express）周三评选出绿洲乐队为最佳英国乐队，而美国前总统小布什则破纪录地第六次被评选为年度恶棍。缪斯(Muse)乐队击败英国的绿洲乐队和美国的莱昂国王乐队，连续第二年被评选为最佳现场表现乐队。缪斯乐队还凭借其专辑《HAARP》获得最佳专辑奖。白宫的新主人奥巴马被评选为年度英雄。
Oasis scooped up NME pop music magazine's award for best British band on Wednesday, while former U.S. president George W. Bush was named villain of the year for a record-breaking sixth time.
Oasis scooped up NME pop music magazine's award for best British band on Wednesday, while former US president George W. Bush was named villain of the year for a record-breaking sixth time.
NME's readers, who decide the awards, voted Muse best live band for the second year in a row, fending off competition from fellow Brits Oasis and Tennessee foursome Kings of Leon. Muse also received the award for best artwork for its album "HAARP."
Oasis's Noel Gallagher, originally from Manchester, was also recognised for best band blog, while Barack Obama, the newest occupant of the White House, was named hero of the year.
"Oasis have proved yet again, with a triumphant seventh album that our love affair with them simply has no sign of ending," NME's editor Conor McNicholas said in a statement. "The stateside scene continues to go from strength to strength."
Readers gave Las Vegas band The Killers the title of best international band for the third year in a row.
US acts did well in other categories too, with Grammy award-winning Kings of Leon collecting the best album award for "Only By The Night." New York duo MGMT picked up the awards for best new band and best track for "Time to Pretend."
Television presenter Alexa Chung walked away with the best dressed award, while boyfriend and Arctic Monkey's frontman Alex Turner scooped up best video for The Last Shadow Puppets. His band also got the nod for best DVD for "At the Apollo."
Here is a list of the winners:
BEST BRITISH BAND
BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND
BEST SOLO ARTIST
BEST NEW BAND
BEST LIVE BAND
Kings Of Leon - 'Only By The Night'
MGMT - 'Time To Pretend'
The Last Shadow Puppets - 'My Mistakes Were Made For You'
BEST LIVE EVENT
The Mighty Boosh
BEST DANCEFLOOR FILLER
Dizzee Rascal - 'Dance Wiv Me'
Arctic Monkeys - 'At The Apollo'
BEST BAND BLOG
Noel Gallagher / Oasis
BEST ALBUM ARTWORK
Muse - 'HAARP'
HERO OF THE YEAR
VILLAIN OF THE YEAR
George W. Bush
Jonas Brothers - 'A Little Bit Longer'
（英语点津 Helen 编辑）