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Oasis and Jonas Brothers Represent the Best and the Worst at NME Awards 2009

February 26, 2009 (8:35 am) GMT
While rock band Oasis were hailed as Best British Band at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2009, Jonas Brothers picked up two Worst titles, including Worst Band.

The ceremony of Shockwaves NME Awards 2009 has been wrapped up and it is unveiled that and are among the recipients for the annual music awards show for two completely different reasons. While Oasis were given the ultimate honor of being Best British Band, Jonas Brothers were handed out two of the Worst titles, Worst Band and Worst Album.

On Wednesday, February 25, at the O2 Academy Brixton, the Manchester band Oasis came out victorious over and among others. Though unable to attend the ceremony due to live commitments in Europe, the band sent acceptance video featuring also host . "This is ironic, we're being given Best British Band by the second best British comedian," Noel Gallagher jokingly said. "Thanks to all the readers who've voted... This has turned into a right bad idea..."

Meanwhile, musical trio Jonas Brothers picked up the most votes for Worst Band ahead of other nominees, including Oasis, , and . On the category of Worst Album, the pop rock band consisting of , and collected the unwanted award for their album, "", 'winning' over ' "Circus" and 's "" among others.

Beside Oasis and Jonas Brothers, other winners included , , and . MGMT have brought home two NME statuettes for Best New Band and Best Track for their song "Time To Pretend". Additionally, U.S. 44th President Barack Obama has been hailed as Hero of the Year, while his predecessor George W. Bush was named Villain of the Year for the sixth time.

Full List of Winners for the Shockwaves NME Awards:


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