The Godlike Genius at the VO5 NME Awards 2018

November 30, 2017

The 2018 Godlike Genius recipient has been announced! We’ll get to that in a second.


Here’s a look at the last 10 ‘winners’:

2008 – Manic Street Preachers
2009 – The Cure
2010 – Paul Weller
2011 – Dave Grohl
2012 – Noel Gallagher
2013 – Johnny Marr
2014 – Blondie
2015 – Suede
2016 – Coldplay
2017 – Pet Shop Boys

The Godlike Genius for the VO5 NME Awards 2018 is Liam Gallagher.

The 2018 VO5 NME Awards will be held at the Brixton Academy on Feb 14 ’18 – Word is Liam will accept the award AND perform.



NME Editor in Chief Mike Williams says: “Every once in a while you’re faced with a decision that you might call a total no-brainer. Giving Liam Gallagher the 2018 Godlike Genius award falls into that category.” No doubt.

Thinking of a road trip? Tickets will be on sale next Friday, December 8th!

Written by Todd Hancock /