One Direction up for Worst Band prize at NME Awards
- Bang Showbiz
- 4 December 2015
One Direction - Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson - have been nominated for the Worst Band prize at next year's NME Awards
One Direction have been nominated for the Worst Band prize at the NME Awards.
The 'Steal My Girl' hitmakers - Niall Horan, Louis Tomilinson, Harry Styles and Liam Payne - are up for the unwanted 'honour' along with Sleaford Mods, U2, Nickelback and 5SOS at the magazine's annual ceremony next year.
The boys are also dubiously up for the Music Moment of the Year due to their decision to go on hiatus.
Other incidents listed include Adele's record-breaking return, The Libertines' secret Glastonbury set, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl breaking his leg on stage, Florence + the Machine headlining Glastonbury in Foo Fighters' place and Kanye West's performance at the BRIT Awards.
Elsewhere, Kanye is also nominated for both NME's Hero and Villain titles.
Away from the unwanted prizes, The Libertines and Wolf Alice lead the way with six nominations each
Both bands will go head-to-head for some of the biggest awards of the night, including Best British Band, Best Live Band, Best Track, Best Music Video and Best Fan Community.
Mike Williams, editor-in-chief of NME, said: "The NME audience has voted in its thousands, and once again have pulled together an exciting, diverse and in some places pretty surprising shortlist for the 2016 Awards.
"Will The Libertines crown their beautiful comeback with a couple of wins? Will Kanye be the hero and villain of the year? Can anyone stop the Adele juggernaut from pulverising everything in its path?
"All will be revealed once the people have had their final say. I'm really excited and can't wait for the big night."
The magazine's awards first started in 1953, one year after the launch of NME and has seen the likes of The Beatles, Blondie, Noel Gallagher and The Who perform at it.
The winners will be announced at the star-studded bash on February 17, 2016 at London's O2 Academy Brixton.
NME Awards 2016 full list of nominations:
Best British Band:
Catfish and the Bottlemen
Best International Band supported by Austin, Texas:
Run The Jewels
Best New Artist:
Best British Solo Artist supported by Pilot Pens:
Best International Solo Artist:
Lana Del Rey
Best Live Band:
Catfish and the Bottlemen
Best Album supported by HMV:
'My Love Is Cool' Wolf Alice
'Marks to Prove it' The Maccabees
'To Pimp a Butterfly' Kendrick Lamar
'Currents' Tame Impala
'Art Angels' Grimes
'What Went Down' Foals
'Adventure of a Lifetime' Coldplay
'Gunga Din' The Libertines
'I Can't Feel My Face' The Weeknd
'Shut Down' Skepta
'Giant Peach' Wolf Alice
Best TV Show:
The Walking Dead
Game of Thrones
American Horror Story
This is England '90
Mad Max: Fury Road
Kill Your Friends
Beasts of No Nation
Best Music Film:
Montage of Heck
Straight Outta Compton
What Happened, Miss Simone
The Reflektor Tapes
New World Towers
Best Music Video:
'Bitch Better Have My Money' Rihanna
'Heart Of The Matter' The Libertines
'You're a Germ' Wolf Alice
'Ong Ong' Blur
'Cheer Up London' Slaves
'The Less I Know The Better' Tame Impala
'Five Years' David Bowie
'People's Instinctive Travels And the Paths Of Rhythm' Tribe Called Quest
'Loaded' Velvet Underground 'Sticky Fingers' Rolling Stones
'Under The Pink' Tori Amos
'Angel Dust' Faith No More
'I'll Never Write My Memoirs' Grace Jones
'M Train' Patti Smith
'Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink' Elvis Costello
'Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl' Carrie Brownstein
'Lucky' Professor Green
'Over The Top And Back' Tom Jones
Reading & Leeds
T in the Park
Isle of Wight
Best Small Festival:
Festival Number 6
End Of The Road
Liverpool Sound City
Music Moment of the Year:
The return of Adele
The Libertines secret Glastonbury set
Dave Grohl breaks leg and carries on
Florence headlines Glastonbury
Kanye at The Brits
One Direction 'split'
Best Fan Community
Catfish and the Bottleman
5 Seconds of Summer
Villain of the Year:
Hero of the Year:
Vlogger of the Year: