AceShowbiz - British rapper slowthai and The 1975 lead the nominees at the 2020 NME Awards.
The U.K. hip-hop star received eight nods from editors and readers of the British music magazine, including Best British Solo Act, Best Solo Act in the World, Best Live Act, as well as Best British Album, and Best Album in the World for his debut LP, "Nothing Great About Britain".
slowthai's remaining nominations are for his collaboration with Mura Masa, "Deal Wiv It", which is up for Best Collaboration, Best British Song, and Best Song in the World.
The 1975 bagged five nods, including Best British Band and Best Band in the World, and Best British Song and Best Song in the World nominations for their track "People".
Glastonbury festival organiser Emily Eavis will receive the magazine's Godlike Genius Award, following her father, who bagged the honour back in 1996.
"I remember being at the NME Awards when I was 16 and being so proud to see my dad named Godlike Genius," she said in a statement. "It's a huge honour to be given the same award all these years later."
The NME Awards will take place at London's Brixton Academy on 12 February.
The list of nominees is as follows:
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Best Album in the World:
Best British Song:
Best Song in the World:
Best British Solo Act:
Best Solo Act in the World:
Best British Band:
Best Band in the World:
Best New British Act:
Best New Act in the World:
Best Live Act:
Best Music Video: