Manic Street Preachers are to be awarded the Godlike Genius Award at this year’s NME Awards next week.
Celebrating their achievement, the Manics will headline the NME Big Gig, which takes place immediately after the annual ceremony at London’s O2 Arena on Thursday February 28.
Previous winners of the Godlike Genius Award include The Clash, New Order and Primal Scream.
Also performing on the bill are recent Rihanna collaborators’ the Klaxons, Bloc Party, Kaiser Chiefs and The Cribs.
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