Klaxons, Babyshambles and Muse also make shortlist

Arctic Monkeys have been nominated in seven categories for this years Shockwave NME Awards, due to take place next month.

The Sheffield band, who released their second album ‘Favourite Worst Nightmare’ last year are shorlisted for awards including Best British Band and Best Album.

Babyshambles, Muse and 2007’s Mercury Music Prize winners Klaxons are up against the Monkeys for the Best British Band prize.

Klaxons are also shorlisted in three other categories including Best Album – with The Enemy, Babyshambles and Radiohead also shortlisted.

The annual Shockwaves NME Award winners are decided by the weekly magazine’s readers, and the ceremony takes place at London’s Indigo O2 on February 28.

You can see the full list of nominees and vote by clicking here: NME.COM/awardsvote