NME AWARDS

NME Awards 1977

NME Awards 1979

NME Awards 1981

NME Awards 1978

  • Best Male Singer: David Bowie

  • Best Female Singer: Debbie Harry

  • Best Album: The Jam - 'All Mod Cons'

  • Best Single: The Clash - '(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais'

  • Best Songwriter: Elvis Costello

  • Best Dressed Sleeve: The Rolling Stones - 'Some Girls'

  • Best Group: The Clash

  • Best New Group: Public Image Ltd

  • Best Guitarist: Mick Jones

  • Best Bassist: Jean Jacques Burnel

  • Best Keyboardist: Dave Greenfield

  • Best Drummer: Keith Moon

  • Best DJ: John Peel

  • Best Radio Show: John Peel Show

  • Best TV Show: 'Revolver'

  • Most Wonderful Human Being: Sid Vicious

  • Pin-Up Of The Year: Debbie Harry

  • Film: 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind'

  • Creep Of The Year: John Travolta

NME Awards 1980

  • Best Group: The Jam

  • Best New Act: UB40

  • Best Male Singer: Paul Weller

  • Best Guitarist: Paul Weller

  • Best Drummer: Rick Buckler

  • Best Songwriter: Paul Weller

  • Best Bassist: Bruce Foxton

  • Best Keyboardist: Dave Greenfield

  • Best Other Instrumentalist: Saxa

  • Best Single: The Jam - 'Going Underground'

  • Best Album: The Jam - 'Sound Affects'

  • Best Dressed Sleeve: The Jam - 'Sound Affects'

  • Best Disc Jockey: John Peel

  • Best Dressed Person: Adam Ant

  • Haircut Of The Year: Eugene Reynolds

  • Most Wonderful Human Being: Paul Weller

  • Creep Of The Year: Margaret Thatcher

  • Event Of The Year: Death Of John Lennon

  • TV Programme: 'Not the Nine O'Clock News'

  • Movie Of The Year: 'The Elephant Man'

NME Awards 1982

  • Best Group: The Jam

  • Best Male Singer: Paul Weller

  • Best Female Singer: Siouxsie Sioux

  • Creep Of The Year: Margaret Thatcher

  • Most Wonderful Human Being: Paul Weller

  • Best Songwriter: Paul Weller

  • Best Single: The Jam - 'Town Called Malice'

  • Best Longplayer: The Jam - 'The Gift'

  • Best Live Act: The Jam

  • Best Dancefloor Favourite: Wham! - 'Young Guns (Go for It)'

  • Best Dressed Sleeve: Banshees - 'A Kiss in the Dreamhouse'

  • Event Of The Year: The Jam Split

  • Best Dressed Male: Paul Weller

  • Best Dressed Female: Siouxsie Sioux

  • Best Haircut: Paul Weller

  • Best Electronics: Vince Clarke

  • Best Guitarist: Paul Weller

  • Best Bassist: Bruce Foxton

  • Best Drummer: Rick Buckler

  • Best Miscellaneous Instrument: The Emerald Express, Violin

  • Best Radio Show: John Peel

  • Best Music Video: Madness - 'House of Fun'

  • Best TV Show: 'The Young Ones'

  • Best Film: 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial'