In an interesting twist, the NME’s category for Villain of the Year included nominees like Russell Brand, Robin Thicke, Harry Styles, Miley Cyrus, David Cameron and Vladimir Putin.
Furthermore, the Worst Band contenders are 30 Seconds to Mars, The 1975, Muse, Imagine Dragons, One Direction and The Wanted.
Of course, there are also plenty of positive categories such as Hero of the Year, with nominees like Alex Turner, David Bowie, Pussy Riot, Lou Reed, Este Haim, and Russell Brand.
The 2014 NME Awards nominees are:
Best British Band
Two Door Cinema Club
Best International Band supported by Austin, Texas
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Queens Of The Stone Age
Best Solo Artist