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One Direction’s Harry Styles has had a rough week. After getting hit in the groin by a fan's shoe on stage, Styles ‘earned’ the villain of the year title at the NME Awards in London. His band was also named worst band.
During their show in Glasgow, a fan threw a shoe at Styles to get his attention, but ended up hurting him in the process. Styles and the group had another show in Glasgow on Wednesday, which prevented them from attending, reports NME’s awards show, reports MTV News. Still, Styles did check out the results from the fan votes and tweeted a ‘thank you’ to the magazine.
And thank you to @nme for my award tonight. Gotta take the rough with the smooth eh?
— Harry Styles (@Harry_Styles) February 28, 2013
Some of the winners of NME’s honorable awards included Florence + The Machine, The Killers and Johnny Marr of the Smiths. According to The Telegraph, Marr won the “Godlike Genius” award and performed with the Rolling Stones’ Ron Wood.
Biffy Clyro won Best British Band, while the Killers won Best International Band. The Maccabees’ Given to the Wild won Best Album. Welch won solo artist, while the Stones were named the best live band. The Olympics Opening Ceremony was named Music Moment of the Year.
NME readers also named President Obama their hero of the year.