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NEWS: Eminem and Arctic Monkeys to headline V Festival 2011!

V Festival have announced Eminem and Arctic Monkeys as the weekend’s headliners for 2011. Rihanna will also perform just before Eminem, making high probability of a collaboration of their popular hit single, ‘Love The Way You Lie’. Plan B will preceed Arctic Monkeys on the day they perform.

Other acts performing across the festival weekend are The Script, Dizzie Rascal, Pendulum, Kaiser Cheifs, Duran Duran, Manic Street Preachers, Primal Scream, Razorlight, Chase & Status, Tinie Tempah, The Courteners, Scouting For Girls, Ellie Goulding, Bruno Mars, Jessie J, The Wombats, Mark Ronson, N-Dubz, Big Audio Dynamite, Glasvegas, Hurts, Katy B, KT Tunstall, Squeeze, The Saturdays, Example, Wiz Khalifa, Olly Murs, Cast, Kele, Ocean Colour Scene, You Me At Six, Eliza Doolittle, Fun Lovin Criminals, Imelda May, Bellowhead and Clare Maguire.

For further information on the festival, head to the official website.

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NEWS: NME Shockwave Awards 2011 winners announced!

The winner’s of the 2011 NME Shockwave Awards have officially been announced, and can be viewed below. For those of you wanting to catch the highlights of the award ceremony hosted by Alexa Chung, you can tune into Channel 4 on Saturday (February 26th) at 11:20pm, with T4 showing coverage earlier in the day at 11:25am.

Best British Band (supported by Shockwaves) – Muse
Best International Band (supported by T4) – My Chemical Romance
Best Solo Artist – Laura Marling
Best Live Band (supported by Carling) – Biffy Clyro
Best New Band (supported by Boxfresh) – Hurts
Best Album – Arcade Fire ‘The Suburbs’
Best Track (supported by NME Radio) – Foals ‘Spanish Sahara’
Best Video (supported by NME TV) – My Chemical Romance ‘Na Na Na’ (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)
Best Festival – Glastonbury
Best Dancefloor Filler – Professor Green ‘Jungle’
Best TV Show – Skins

Categories awarded by NME:
Philip Hall Radar Award – The Naked & Famous
Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution To Music – PJ Harvey
John Peel Award For Innovation – Crystal Castles
Godlike Genius – Dave Grohl

Other Categories:
Best Film – Inception
Hero – Lady Gaga
Villain – David Cameron
Most Stylish – Brandon Flowers (supported by Shockwaves)
Least Stylish – Justin Bieber
Worst Album – Justin Bieber ‘My World 2.0′
Worst Band – Jonas Brothers
Hottest Man – Matt Bellamy (Muse)
Hottest Woman – Alison Mosshart (The Kills)
Best Album Artwork – Klaxons ‘Surfing The Void’
Best Blog – Hayley Williams (Paramore)
Best Book – John Lydon Mr. Rotten’s Scrapbook
Best Small Festival – RockNess

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NEWS: Dot To Dot Festival unveils first acts for 2011!

Dot To Dot Festival have unveiled the first selection of acts to perform at this year’s festival weekend, taking place in Bristol, Nottingham and Manchester over the final weekend in May. Currently announced performing acts this year are Hurts, The Naked & Famous, Mona, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Ed Sheeran, The Phoenix Foundation and Darwin Deez (Manchester only).

Dates and ticket prices are detailed below. Further information on tickets and the festival itself can be found on the official website.

Bristol: Saturday 28th May 2011 – £25
Nottingham: Sunday 29th May 2011 – £25
Manchester: Monday 30th May 2011 – £20

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