News 13 February 2020
Author: Priya Faith

AJ Tracey, Little Simz & ‘Blue Story’ Among Winners At 2020 NME Awards

Author Priya Faith
13 February 2020

As the annual NME Awards rolled around once again, AJ Tracey and Little Simz were amongst the big winners at the ceremony.

AJ Tracey saw off competition from the likes of Mura Masa and Dua Lipa as his hit song “Ladbroke Grove” was named Best British Song.

Little Simz’s GREY Area scooped the prize for Best British Album, as FKA twigs was named Best British Solo Act.

Blue Story
battled it out against Hollywood blockbusters such as Joker and Hustlers to be named Best Film while Peaky Blinders won the award for Best TV Series.

See the full list of winners below:


Best Live Act – Foals

Best Festival Headliner – The Cure

Best New Act In The World – Clairo

Best Festival In The World – Glastonbury

NME Radar Award – Beabadoobee

Innovation Award – The 1975

Best Music Video – Yungblud – ‘Original Me’

Best New British Act – Easy Life

Best Collaboration – Slowthai + Mura Masa

Icon Award: Courtney Love

Best Podcast – Have You Heard George’s Podcast?

Best Music Film – Liam Gallagher: As It Was

Best Song In The World: Billie Eilish ‘Bad Guy’

Best Album In The World – Lana Del Rey ‘Norman Fucking Rockwell’

Songwriter of The Decade: Robyn

Best Solo Act In The World: Taylor Swift

Best British Band: The 1975

Best Band In The World: Slipknot

Godlike Genius Award: Emily Eavis