Friday, June 11, 2010

Mojo awards happen again

So, I was about to say 'there's usually little interesting in the Mojo awards, but giving a prize to Duane Eddy will, at least, make the ghost of John Peel smile' and then I noticed Mojo believes the song of the year was Fire by Kasabian and I lost the will to type.

Winners in full:

:: Mojo Breakthrough Act – The Low Anthem

:: Mojo Vision Award – Oil City Confidential (film about Dr Feelgood, directed by Julien Temple)

:: Mojo Medal – Daniel Miller (Mute Records)

:: Mojo Maverick Award – Hawkwind

:: Mojo Best Live Act – Midlake

:: Mojo Compilation of The Year – Amorphous Androgynous

:: Mojo Merit – Devo

:: Mojo Classic Album Award – The Stone Roses, The Stone Roses

:: Mojo Catalogue Release Of The Year – The Beatles (for last year's remastered albums)

:: Mojo Roots Award – Kate And Anna McGarrigle

:: Mojo Hero Award – Marc Almond

:: Mojo Classic Songwriter Award – Roy Wood

:: Mojo Best Album – Richard Hawley, Truelove's Gutter

:: Mojo Outstanding Contribution To Music – Sigur Ros

:: Mojo Les Paul Award – Richard Thompson

:: Mojo Inspiration Award – Teardrop Explodes

:: Mojo Lifetime Achievement Award – Jean-Michel Jarre

:: Mojo Song of the Year – Kasabian, Fire

:: Mojo Icon Award – Duane Eddy

:: Mojo Hall Of Fame – Jimmy Page

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