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Foo Fighters Won Album Nod at 1st NME Awards USA

April 24, 2008 (9:25 am) GMT
Foo Fighters, The Killers, Arctic Monkeys, Justice, My Chemical Romance each took a prize at the first ever NME Awards USA.

were hailed as the recipient of Best Album of the Year through their 2007 effort "" at the first ever NME Awards USA. Their win was selected by fans via on-line votes that favored the band's album over the other nominees which are The Hold Steady's "Girls And Boys of America", ' "", 's "" and ' "".

The band which is fronted by did not attend the show but sent in a video acceptance speech. They said, "Number One Record - thanks very much for that. It's good to see NME making its way over here into the States, because they've been good friends of ours over in the UK for a long time."

Another album winner at the event which is staged in Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 23 is British act whose sophomore album "" literally became a favorite among U.S. listeners. The band also did not attend the show but and accepted the honor on their behalf.

Other winners during the night include (Best Video for "D.A.N.C.E"), (Best New Band), (Best Breakthrough Track for "Time To Pretend"), (Best Indie/Alternative Live Band), (Best Indie/Alternative Track for "Tranquilizer") and (Best International Indie/Alternative Band).

For more complete winners, log on to NME.com.

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