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Arctic Monkeys are among the Nominees for 2014 UK Festival Awards


The year has been long for the band, now its time to collect the benefits from it. The final list for the 2014 UK Festival Awards has been unveiled, and Arctic Monkeys are leading with other giants like Arcade Fire, Metallica and Red Hot Chilli Peppers.

Arctic Monkeys have received an nomination for their gig at Reading & Leeds Festival, on the other hand Metallica and Kasabian are up for Headline Performance Of The Year on Glastonbury’s. Arctic Monkeys already have won this prize last year, for their performance at Glastonbury show. This year the Sheffield band is competing also for Anthem Of The Summer with the hit song “R U Mine?”.

The UK Festival Awards shortlist (that can be checked below), have other categories: Best Major Festival, Best Medium-Sized Festival, Best Small Festival, Best New Festival, Best Metropolitan Festival, Best Overseas Festival and Best Breakthrough Artist.

The winners will be announced during a ceremony at the London Roundhouse on December 1st.


UK Festival Awards 2014 shortlist:

Best Major Festival
British Summer Time, Hyde Park
Download Festival
Isle of Wight Festival
Reading & Leeds
Sonisphere Festival
T In The Park
V Festival
Wireless Festival

Best Medium-Sized Festival
Beautiful Days
Bloodstock Open Air
Camp Bestival
Green Man
Kendal Calling
Secret Garden Party
Y Not Festival

Best Small Festival
Barn on the Farm
Bearded Theory
Beat Herder
Brownstock Festival
Cambridge Folk Festival
Festival No.6
Jimmy’s Sausage & Beer Festival
Zoo Project Festival

Best New Festival
Mutiny In The Park
No Tomorrow
Red Rooster
Rewind North
Secret Festival
Somersault Festival
Summer Sizzler
Together Festival
UKG Fest

Best Metropolitan Festival
Blackpool Music Festival
Dot To Dot
Fusion Festival
Great Escape
Live At Leeds
Liverpool Sound City
MADE Birmingham
Slam Dunk Festival
Whitby Goth Weekend

Best Overseas Festival
Benicassim (Spain)
Coachella (USA)
Ibiza Rocks (Spain)
Outlook (Croatia)
NOS Alive – formerly Optimus Alive (Portugal)
Pinkpop (The Netherlands)
Rock am Ring/ Rock Im Park (Germany)
Sonar (Spain)
Snowbombing (Austria)
Splendour In The Grass (Australia)
Tomorrowland (Belgium)
Wacken Open Air (Germany)

Headline Performance Of The Year
Arcade Fire at Glastonbury
Arctic Monkeys at Reading & Leeds
Biffy Clyro at T In The Park
Foals at Bestival
Kasabian at Glastonbury
The Killers at V Festival
The Libertines at British Summer Time
Linkin Park at Download
The Prodigy at Sonisphere
Metallica at Glastonbury
Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Isle Of Wight
Suede at Kendal Calling

Best Breakthrough Artist
The 1975
Blood Red Shoes
Catfish & The Bottlemen
Jagwar Ma
Royal Blood
Sophie Ellis-Bextor
The War on Drugs
Wolf Alice

Anthem Of The Summer
The 1975 – ‘Chocolate’
Arctic Monkeys – ‘R U Mine’
Calvin Harris – ‘Summer’
Dolly Parton – ‘Jolene’
Hozier – ‘Take Me To Church’
Metallica – ‘Whiskey In The Jar’
OutKast – ‘Ms Jackson’
Pharell Williams – ‘Happy’
Royal Blood – ‘Come On Over’
Sam Smith – ‘Stay With Me’



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