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Kasabian Wins Best Band At NME Awards

LONDON (CelebrityAccess) — British rock band Kasabian won top honors on Wednesday night, taking home three gongs from the 2015 NME Awards.

Kasabian won the award for best British band and for best album for 2015 for their album "48:13". They also picked up an award for best quote for guitarist Serge Pizzorno views on the band's headlining slot after he said: “Five records, ten years. We’ve earned our shot.”

Other winners on the night included Royal Blood, who picked up awards for best new band and best live band while Singer-songwriter Jamie T won three awards, for best track and best video for his hit "Zombie" and an award for best comeback after a four year hiatus.

Led Zeppelin's guitarist Jimmy Page won the rock n' roll soul award and Glastonbury won the best festival award.

There were some less sought-after awards as well, with politican Nigel Farage, leader of the conservative UK Indepence Party winning villian of the year and 5 Seconds of Summer taking home the gong for worst band.

The awards were held at the Brixton Academy in London.

The full list of NME 2015 winners

Best British Band: Kasabian

Best Album: 48:13 by Kasabian

Best International Band: Foo Fighters

Best Live Band: Royal Blood

Best New Band: Royal Blood

Best Solo Artist: Jake Bugg

Best Festival: Glastonbury

Best Track: Zombie by Jamie T

Best Video: Zombie by Jamie T

Best Music Film: Pulp: A Film About Life, Death And Supermarkets

Best Film: Northern Soul

Best TV Show: Game of Thrones

Dance Floor Filler: Fancy by Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX

Worst Band: 5 Seconds of Summer

Villain Of The Year: Nigel Farage

Hero Of The Year: Alex Turner

Music Moment Of The Year: Jamie T’s comeback

Best fan community: Muse

Godlike Genius Award: Suede

Rock’n'Roll Soul Award: Jimmy Page

-Staff Writers