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In pictures: NME Awards

Matt Horne and James Corden

Matt Horne and James Corden, the stars of BBC Three comedy Gavin and Stacey, were the hosts of this year's awards, held at the O2 in Greenwich, south-east London.

Dev Hynes - Lightspeed Champion

Dev Hynes - otherwise known as Lightspeed Champion - struck a strange pose ahead of the ceremony, at which he performed wearing a Darth Vader costume.

James Righton - Klaxons

Klaxons picked up the best album award for their debut record Myths of the Near Future.

Johnny Marr

Ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr reprised his former band's classic track Panic with Cribs.

The Mighty Boosh

Comic outfit The Mighty Boosh were rewarded with the prize for best TV show. Noel Fielding (left) was voted sexiest male and best dressed male.

Arctic Monkeys

Drummer Matt Helders (left) celebrates a triple win for the Arctic Monkeys by munching on a toffee apple.

Kate Nash

Kate Nash told the audience she was "genuinely surprised" to pick up the award for best solo artist.

Nicky Wire

The Manic Street Preachers rounded off the awards with a three-song set after being given the Godlike Genius award.

Cerys Matthews

The rock group were joined by fellow Welsh singer Cerys Matthews for a duet of Your Love Alone is Not Enough.

Ricky Wilson

Kaiser Chiefs performed hits including Ruby, I Predict a Riot and Modern Way at the post-awards Big Gig at the O2.

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