NME USA Awards 2008: MCR, The Killers, Kate Nash Get Some Win In

The NME USA Awards were broadcast live Wednesday, and I’m going to do you a favor and just list the winners, courtesy themusicslut:

Best Video: Justice – DANCEBest International Live Band: Arcade FireBest New International Live Band: KlaxonsBest New Live Band: Vampire WeekendBest New Solo Artist: Mark RonsonBest Breakthrough Artist: SantogoldBest Solo Artist: Albert Hammond, Jr.Best International LP: Arctic Monkeys Favourite Worst NightmareBest International Solo Artist: Kate NashBest International Track: Klaxons – Golden SkansBest Band Of The Year: The KillersBest LP: Foo Fighters – Echoes…Best Classic LP: LemonheadsIt’s A Shame About RayBest Indie Track: The Killers – “Tranquilize”Best Breakthrough Track: MGMT – “Time To Pretend”Best Indie Live Band: My Chemical Romance

Wanna know who the competition was? A full list of nominees is here. Interesting that Kate Nash trumped Lily Allen, considering Lily was a factor in her rise to fame.

One thing I don’t really get? The usage of the word “indie.” But now I have that Kelly Clarkson song stuck in my head, oy.