Remember in 2015 when Courtney Barnett returned from SXSW an international ‘buzz’ act? Three years on, and five years since the release of her breakout double EP A Sea Of Split Peas, the Melbourne artist has three ARIAs to her name, a Grammy and Brit award nomination. Now, she’s up for an NME Award.

The UK’s NME Awards shortlist was revealed overnight with Courtney Barnett and her beloved comrade Kurt Vile picking up a nod for Best Collaboration for ‘Continental Breakfast’.

The pair are up against Craig David and Bastille, (‘I Know You’), Stefflon Don and Skepta, (‘Ding-A-Ling’), Gorillaz and Jehnny Beth, (‘We Got The Power’), Lily Allen and Giggs, (‘Trigger Bang’) and Yungen and Yxng Bane, (‘Bestie’).

In October 2017, Barnett’s collaboration with the American indie-rocker, ‘Lotta Sea Lice’ hit #5 on the ARIA chart, #11 in the UK and #4 on the US indie chart.

Watch the clip for ‘Continental Breakfast’ below:

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Lorde and Charli XCX lead the shortlist. Both acts boast four nominations, including for Best Track.

The ceremony, which takes place at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on February 14 will see
Liam Gallagher pick up his Godlike Genius award on the night, before playing a special set to close the event.

Check out the full NME Awards shortlist below:

BEST BRITISH BAND supported by Zig-Zag

Alt-J
Kasabian
Wolf Alice
The 1975
The xx
Bastille

BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND supported by 19 Crimes

Haim
The National
Foo Fighters
The Killers
Paramore
Migos

BEST BRITISH SOLO ARTIST supported by VO5

Dua Lipa
Liam Gallagher
Ed Sheeran
Stormzy
Loyle Carner
Charli XCX

BEST FILM supported by Zig-Zag

T2: Trainspotting
Blade Runner 2049
Baby Driver
The Disaster Artist
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
It

BEST INTERNATIONAL SOLO ARTIST

Kendrick Lamar
Taylor Swift
Lorde
Lana Del Rey
St Vincent
Father John Misty

BEST NEW ARTIST

Stefflon Don
J Hus
The Magic Gang
Sigrid
SZA
Shame

BEST ALBUM

Lorde, ‘Melodrama’
J Hus, ‘Common Sense’
Wolf Alice, ‘Visions Of A Life’
Gorillaz, ‘Humanz’
Loyle Carner, ‘Yesterday’s Gone’
The National, ‘Sleep Well Beast’

BEST TRACK supported by Estrella Galicia

Kasabian, ‘God Bless This Acid House’
Kendrick Lamar, ‘Humble’
Lorde, ‘Green Light’
The Horrors, ‘Something To Remember Me By’
Dua Lipa, ‘New Rules’
Charli XCX, ‘Boys’

BEST LIVE ARTIST

Kasabian
Stormzy
Lorde
Royal Blood
LCD Soundsystem
Liam Gallagher

BEST FESTIVAL supported by ID&C

Glastonbury
Reading & Leeds
Download
Parklife
TRNSMT
Bestival

BEST COLLABORATION supported by VO5

Craig David and Bastille, ‘I Know You’
Stefflon Don and Skepta, ‘Ding-A-Ling’
Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, ‘Continental Breakfast’
Gorillaz and Jehnny Beth, ‘We Got The Power’
Lily Allen and Giggs, ‘Trigger Bang’
Yungen and Yxng Bane, ‘Bestie’

BEST MIXTAPE

Charli XCX, ‘Pop 2’
Drake, ‘More Life’
Krept & Konan, ‘7 Nights/7 Days’
Rex Orange County, ‘Apricot Princess’
Dave, ‘Game Over’
Avelino, No Bullshit’

BEST VIDEO

The Big Moon, ‘Sucker’
Charli XCX, ‘Boys’
St Vincent, ‘Los Ageless’
Taylor Swift, ‘Look What You Made Me Do’
Dua Lipa, ‘New Rules’
Pale Waves, ‘Television Romance’

BEST TV SHOW

Stranger Things 2
Game Of Thrones
Westworld
Rick & Morty
Glow
Peaky Blinders

MUSIC MOMENT OF THE YEAR

One Love Manchester
The Killers play surprise set at Glastonbury
Grime4Corbyn
Noel Gallagher plays ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’ at Manchester Arena
Lady Gaga at the Super Bowl
Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington tribute concert

BEST FESTIVAL HEADLINER

Muse
BBK
Ed Sheeran
Noel Gallagher
Foo Fighters
The 1975

BEST SMALL FESTIVAL

Festival Number 6
Boardmasters
Wilderness
Field Day
End Of The Road
Kendal Calling

VILLAIN OF THE YEAR

Donald Trump
Theresa May
Katie Hopkins
Piers Morgan
Kim Jong-un
Jeremy Hunt

HERO OF THE YEAR

Ariana Grande
Rose McGowan
Jeremy Corbyn
Ellie Rowsell
Big Shaq
David Attenborough

REISSUE OF THE YEAR

Radiohead, ‘OK Computer OKNOTOK 1997 2017’
Prince, ‘Purple Rain’
The Beatles, ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’
REM, ‘Automatic For The People’
The Smiths, ‘The Queen Is Dead’
Super Furry Animals, ‘Radiator’

BEST MUSIC BOOK

Wiley, Eskiboy
Action Bronson, Fuck That’s Delicious: An Annotated Guide To Eating Well
Dylan Jones, David Bowie: A Life
Allan Jones, Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down: Rock’n’Roll War Stories
Lizzy Goodman, Meet Me In The Bathroom: Rebirth And Rock And Roll In New York City 2001-2011
The KLF, 2023: A Trilogy

BEST MUSIC FILM

Lady Gaga: Five Foot Two
L7: Pretend We’re Dead
Bunch Of Kunst: A Film About Sleaford Mods
George Michael: Freedom
England Is Mine
Whitney: Can I Be Me