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Thursday, 13 February, 2003, 19:31 GMT
NME Awards 2003: The winners
Polyphonic Spree
The 27-strong Polyphonic Spree won a prize
The NME Awards honoured the best in the world of rock and alternative music in London on Thursday. A full list of winners is below.

Best album: Coldplay - A Rush Of Blood To The Head
Also nominated: Highly Evolved - The Vines, Heathen Chemistry - Oasis, The Coral - The Coral, Songs For The Deaf - Queens of The Stone Age, Original Pirate Material - The Streets

Album of the year: Coldplay - A Rush Of Blood To The Head
Voted for by NME writers

Best UK band: Oasis
Also nominated: The Libertines, The Coral, Radiohead, The Cooper Temple Clause, Coldplay

Best international band: The Hives
Also nominated: The Strokes Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Vines, The White Stripes, Foo Fighters

Best new band: The Libertines
Also nominated: The Coral, The Vines, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Datsuns, The Music

Best live band: The Datsuns
Also nominated: Muse, The Vines, The Polyphonic Spree, Oasis, The Hives

Best solo artist: Ryan Adams
Also nominated: The Streets, Pink, Avril Lavigne, Eminem, Ms Dynamite

Best single: The Vines - Get Free
Also nominated: All My Life - Foo Fighters, No One Knows - Queens Of The Stone Age, There Goes The Fear - Doves, The Scientist - Coldplay, Envy - Ash

Single of the year: Doves - There Goes The Fear
Voted for by NME writers

Artist of the year: Oasis

Godlike genius: The Clash

The award for innovation: Polyphonic Spree

Best video: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Whatever Happened to my Rock 'n' Roll

Best radio show: Steve Lamacq

Hot new band: Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Best TV show: The Osbournes

Best film: 24 Hour Party People

Most sexy man: Chris Martin

Most sexy woman: Avril Lavigne

Villain of the year: Robbie Williams

Hero of the year: Ozzy Osbourne

Best live venue: London Astoria

Best haircut: Liam Gallagher

Best dressed: The Hives

Worst album: Robbie Williams - Escapology

Worst single: Robbie Williams - Feel

Worst band: Nickelback

Worst haircut: Jack Osbourne

Worst dressed: Christina Aguilera

Best event: Carling Reading/Leeds Festival

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