One Direction was slammed at the NME Awards on Feb. 27 and he was named Villain of the Year — do you think this is wrong?
One Direction didn’t have a very good night on Feb. 27 in their hometown of London. The British boy band was named Worst Band, and Harry Styles was named Villain of the Year. Do you think that this went too far?
Harry appears to be a good sport, because he tweeted on Feb. 27, “And thank you to @
NME for my award tonight. Gotta take the rough with the smooth eh?”
What Are The NME Awards?
The NME Awards were founded by a music magazine called New Musical Express. The first show was held in 1953 and the show is actually pretty legit although the trophies given to the winners of Villain of the Year and Worst Record look like a middle finger.
Who Else Won At NME
Well Harry and his boys were definitely among their peers although they were snubbed. The Rolling Stones won Best Live Band, Florence Welch won Best Solo Artist, and Best Dancefloor Anthem with Calvin Harris.
2013 NME Awards Complete Winners List
Best British Band: Biffy Clyro
Best Album: “Given to the Wild” – The Maccabees
Best International Band: The Killers
Best Track: “Inhaler” – Foals
Best TV Show: “Fresh Meat”
Best Music Film: The Rolling Stones – “Crossfire Hurricane”
Best Re-Issue: “21” – Blur
Best Solo Artist: Florence Welch
Best New Band: Palma Violets
Best Music Video: “R U Mine?” – Arctic Monkeys
Best Festival: Reading & Leeds Festivals
Best Live Band: The Rolling Stones
Best Dancefloor Anthem: “Sweet Nothing” – Calvin Harris featuring Florence Welch
Best Twitter: Alana Haim, Haim (@babyhaim)
Best Book: Mike Skinner – “The Story of the Streets”
Music Moment of the Year: Olympics opening ceremony
Hero of the Year: Barack Obama
Villain of the Year: Harry Styles
Best Small Festival: Festival No.6
Worst Band: One Direction
Best Fan community: Muse
Best Film: “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”
Philip Hall Radar Award: The Child of Lov
Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution Award: The Cribs
Godlike Genius: Johnny Marr
Hottest Man: Matthew Bellamy
Hottest Woman: Amy Lee
Do you think it’s wrong and unfair that One Direction was dissed?
– Chloe Melas
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