Jimmy Page receives Rock’N’Roll Soul Award at NME Awards 2015 with Austin, Texas

"I'm only just passing on the baton," says Page

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Jimmy Page has been awarded the Rock’N’Roll Soul Award at the NME Awards 2015 with Austin, Texas.Page was given the special award at London’s O2 Academy Brixton by Royal Blood, who won Best New Band supported by Replay earlier in the evening and also performed. The duo said they were “honoured” to be handing out the prize. On receiving the award, Page said:

“Well, well, well… Thank you to Royal Blood. They said it’s an honour to be giving this award but it’s an honour for me. I trust so much in Royal Blood. Thanks so much for this award, NME. It’s a real honour to get it, [but] as far as whatever I’ve managed to do in music, I’ve learned from records and my heroes. I’m only just passing on the baton. I got the music and passed it on. There it is, for everyone.”
The NME Awards 2015 with Austin, Texas winners:Best British Band supported by Marshall Amplification

Best Album
Kasabian – ’48:13′

Best International Band supported by Austin, Texas – The Live Music Capital Of The World®
Foo Fighters

Best Live Band supported by Dead Crow Spirit Flavoured Beers
Royal Blood


Best New Band
Royal Blood

Best Solo Artist
Jake Bugg

Best Festival


Best Track supported by Tito’s Handmade Vodka
Jamie T – ‘Zombie’

Best Video
Jamie T – ‘Zombie’

Best Music Film
Pulp: A Film About Life, Death And Supermarkets

Best Film
Northern Soul

Best TV Show
Game Of Thrones

Best Quote

Dancefloor Filler
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – ‘Fancy’

Worst Band
5 Seconds Of Summer

Villain Of The Year
Nigel Farage

Hero Of The Year
Alex Turner

Music Moment Of The Year
Jamie T’s comeback

Best Fan Community

Small Festival Of The Year
Liverpool Psych Fest

Book Of The Year
Viv Albertine – Clothes Clothes Clothes Music Music Music Boys Boys Boys

Reissue Of The Year
Manic Street Preachers – ‘The Holy Bible’

Best Band Social Media
Liam Gallagher’s Twitter


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