Franz Ferdinand, Dizzee Rascal, Radiohead Top 2004 NME Awards

Franz Ferdinand, Radiohead, Dizzee Rascal, and Kings Of Leon took home some of the spoils at last nightís NME Awards, held at Londonís Hammersmith Palais. Scottish upstarts Franz Ferdinand played live at the event and took home the Philip Hall Radar Award. Radiohead and KOL were double winners, the former taking the Best Video award for ìThere Thereî and the Best Album for Hail To The Thief, while the Americans got the nod for Best New Band and Best International Band. And, as is fitting for an album as groundbreaking as Dizzee Rascalís Boy In Da Corner, Dizzee left with the Fuck Me! Award For Inspiration. Other winners included the imploding Queens Of The Stone Age, The White Stripes, Ozzy Osbourne and Lord Of The Rings ñ Return Of The King. A full listing of winners follows.

The list of winners at the 2004 NME Awards:

Best Radio Show: Zane Lowe

Best New Band (supported by Radio 1): Kings Of Leon

Best Video (supported by MTV2): Radiohead - ìThere Thereî

Best Single: The White Stripes - ì7 Nation Armyî

Best Film: Lord Of The Rings - Return Of The King
Rock And Roll Man Of The Year: Har Mar Superstar

Best Live Band (supported by Carling): Queens Of The Stone Age

Living Legend: Arthur Lee

Philip Hall Radar Award: Franz Ferdinand

Best Event: Glastonbury

The Fuck Me! Award For Innovation: Dizzee Rascal

Best International Band (supported by 4Music): Kings Of Leon

Best TV Show: The Office

Rock & Roll Woman Of The Year: Brody Dalle

Best UK Band (supported by BPI): The Libertines

Best Album (supported by Virgin Megastores): Radiohead - Hail To The Thief

Godlike Genius: Ozzy Osbourne

Franz Ferdinand, Dizzee Rascal, Radiohead Top 2004 NME Awards