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Paul Weller and Ray Davies tribute Noel Gallagher at NME Awards 

added: 1 Mar 2012 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk 

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As Noel Gallagher accepted the Godlike Genius awards last night Paul Weller, Kinks frontman Ray Davies and Russell Brand all paid tribute to the Oasis backbone, with the Brand saying he is "a hero to a generation".

As he accepted the award Noel thanked the fans who had put thier hands in their pockets saying:

"I'd like to start by saying to all the people up there who bothered to buy a ticket, a CD, or a T-shirt because that's what ****ing counts: the merchandise, thank you."

Kasabian, Florence, Vaccines and Pulp were also among the winners at the ceremony at O2 Academy Brixton.

The full list of winners are as follows:

Best British Band supported by Sonos
Kasabian

Best International Band supported by T4
Foo Fighters

Best Solo Artist supported by Rekorderlig
Florence + The Machine

Best New Band supported by Boxfresh
The Vaccines

Best Live Band supported by Carling
Arctic Monkeys

Best Album supported by HMV
The Horrors - Skying

Best Track supported by Fender
Florence + The Machine - Shake It Out

Dancefloor Anthem
Katy B - Broken Record

Best Video
Hurts - Sunday

Best TV Show
Fresh Meat

Best Festival
Glastonbury

Best Film
Submarine

Best Music Film
Back and Forth - Foo Fighters

Greatest Music Moment
The Stone Roses Reunite

Best Reissue
The Smiths - Complete Re-Issues

Best Book
Noel Fielding - The Scribblings of A Madcap Shambleton

Hero Of The Year
Matt Bellamy

Villain Of The Year
Justin Bieber

Worst Album
Justin Bieber - Under The Mistletoe

Worst Band
One Direction

Best Album Artwork
Friendly Fires - Pala

Best Band Blog or Twitter
@Ladygaga

Best Small Festival
Rockness

Most Dedicated Fans
Muse

Hottest Male
Jared Leto - 30 Seconds To Mars

Hottest Female
Hayley Williams - Paramore

Outstanding Contribution to Music
Pulp

Godlike Genius Award
Noel Gallagher

Philip Hall Radar Award
Azealia Banks

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