Will and the People, The Fores and Daytona Lights came out on top at this year’s Download Music Awards, in association with The International Indepdent Charts, Official European Charts and British Music Week.
With nominations including Toddla T and Dot Rotten the awards aim to recognise the talent and efforts of artists across the UK.
Beating bands and artists such as Everything Everything and Urban Poetry to the post of Best Album, Daytona Lights walked away with the award for their debut album ‘This Modern Landscape’ released last December. The Hackney band have since promised to release more groove-pop material in the near future. Other winners of the night included Will and the People for Best Indie Act and Moonjets for best live performance.
Based on public votes the entire list of winners of the Download Music Awards are as follows:
Best Newcomer – The Fores
Best Indie Act – Will and the People
Best Acoustic Act – Nothing North of Alaska
Best Live Performance – Moonjets
Best Music Video – Sober ‘Tipsy’
Best Single – Carousel ‘Big Issue’
Best Album – Daytona Lights ‘The Modern Landscape’
Best Urban Act – Cashtastic
Best Website – George Montague
The Download Music Awards are due to return next year.