Little Mix And 1D Are Up For Worst Band At The NME Awards

The NME Awards nominations have been announced – and they’re set to divide opinion once again.

Battling it out for the Best British Band title are The Libertines, Foals, Wolf Alice, The 1975, Catfish And The Bottlemen and The Maccabees.

When it comes to UK soloists, the shortlist features Adele, Noel Gallagher, Ed Sheeran, Charli XCX, Florence Welch and Skepta.

Adele Adele has been nominated for Best British Solo Artist


Things are a little different on an international scale, with groups Tame Impala, Foo Fighters, The Strokes, The Killers, Alabama Shakes and Run The Jewels vying to be honoured.

The Best International Solo Artist has been narrowed down to Kendrick Lamar, Lana Del Rey, Taylor Swift, Courtney Barnett, Kanye West and Grimes.

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It seems Kanye, 38, has made quite an impression this year.

Kanye West Kanye West has had a busy year


It’s no surprise, really. He did headline Glastonbury, confirm that he’s expecting his second child with wife Kim Kardashian and, er, announce that he’d be running for President in 2020.

Because of this, the rapper is also up for both Villain Of The Year AND Hero Of The Year. Crikey.

Of course, it’s not all about music at the prestigious awards show.

Jennifer Lawrence Jennifer Lawrence has been honoured in the Best Actress category


Other categories include Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Book, Best TV Show, Best Film and Vlogger Of The Year.

The Best Actress list is an impressive one, boasting talented ladies Vicky McClure, Jennifer Lawrence, Emilia Clarke, Gemma Chan, Amy Schumer and Saoirse Ronan.

Then there’s the gong that nobody wants to win – Worst Band.

One Direction The One Direction lads are probably getting used to this now…


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We don’t think pop fans will be too impressed with the nominees here. 5 Seconds Of Summer, One Direction, Little Mix, Sleaford Mods, U2 and Nickelback are all hoping not to walk away with the prize.

On a positive note, 1D’s Harry Styles has managed to avoid going up for the Villain Of The Year. He was named the recipient in both 2014 and 2013.

Harry Styles Harry Styles is off the hook this year


Phew, Hazza…