The Fly Awards

Song of 2013
Arctic Monkeys - "Do I Wanna Know"
Arctic Monkeys - Do I Wanna Know Taken from their fifth studio album, "Do I Wanna Know" by Arctic Monkeys is picked as the favourite song of 2013 .
Festival of the Year
The Rolling Stones With the likes of The Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys and Mumford and Sons headlining, Glastonbury was voted the top festival of 2013.
Venue of the Year
The Leadmill, Sheffield
Thumpers Seeing off competition from the likes of The Brudenell Social Club in Leeds, The Lexington and The Barfly in London, The Deaf Institute, Manchester and Thekla in Bristol, this Sheffield venue was the favoured location.
Living Legend
Thurston Moore
Thurston Moore American musician Thurston Moore, best known as a singer, songwriter and guitarist of Sonic Youth picked up the award for Living legend.
Outstanding Artistry
The Horrors
The Horrors UK rockers The Horrors were presented with the award for Outstanding Artistry.
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Introducing The Fly Awards 2014

The Fly Awards

The Fly magazine celebrated its 15th birthday and paid tribute to the best music of the past year with a very special party! The Fly Awards 2014 took place on February 6 in London. Performing at the awards show were Bombay Bicycle Club, The Horrors, Peace and Thurston Moore. Oh, and did we mention that Keith Murray and Chris Cain of We Are Scientists were comperes for the evening?

And to share the love they're also putting on a series of gigs taking place at venues across Liverpool, Manchester and London. Tickets for the regional and London shows are available on the official Fly Awards page

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Check out all the award nominees, plus the full list of 50 contenders for Album of the Year here. Plus pop back for more updates, and of course, to find out the winners.

Album of the Year

Light Up Gold - Parquet Courts
Amazon has teamed up with The Fly magazine to bring you the The Fly Awards Album of the Year Award. The Fly's editorial team hand-picked their top 50 albums for 2013 and decided that the debut album from Brooklyn-based rockers Parquet Courts, Light Up Gold, would be heralded their number one album for the past year. And who are we to disagree when it's one of our favourites too!

Check out the full list of the 50 albums of the year

The Fly Awards 2014 Winners & Nominees

Rough Trade - Warpaint
Label of the Year Award
  • Winner:Rough Trade
  • Warner
  • Matador
  • 4AD
  • Domino Recording Co.
  • Warp
Song of 2013 Award Shortlist  
Song Title Artist Album Time Price
Listen  1. VarsitySmith WesternsSoft Will 4:00£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. ColliderJon HopkinsImmunity 9:21£0.99  Buy MP3 
  3. So Good at Being in TroubleUnknown Mortal OrchestraII [+digital booklet] 3:50Not Available 
Listen  4. Anxiety's DoorMerchandiseTotale Nite 6:51£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. White Noise [feat. AlunaGeorge]DisclosureWhite Noise (feat. AlunaGeorge) 5:40£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Do I Wanna Know?Arctic MonkeysDo I Wanna Know? 4:33£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. FallingHaimFalling 4:18£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. RetrogradeJames BlakeRetrograde 3:43£0.99  Buy MP3 
  9. Song For ZulaPhosphorescentMuchacho [+digital booklet] 6:10Not Available 
Listen10. Air BudKurt VileWakin On A Pretty Daze 6:29£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. WraithPeaceWraith 3:11£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. Easy EasyKing KruleEasy Easy 2:49£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen13. My Yout (feat. Maverick Sabre)Joey Bada$$Summer Knights 3:40£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. Master Of My Craft [Explicit]Parquet CourtsLight Up Gold +Tally All The Things That You Broke [Expli... 3:10£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. My God Is The SunQueens Of The Stone AgeMy God Is the Sun 3:55£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen16. She WillSavagesSilence Yourself 3:27£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen17. Q.U.E.E.N. (feat. Erykah Badu)Janelle MonŠeQ.U.E.E.N. (feat. Erykah Badu) 5:10£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen18. My NumberFoalsHoly Fire 4:00£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen19. RoyalsLordeRoyals 3:10£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen20. Get Lucky (Radio Edit) [Clean]Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams and Nile RodgersGet Lucky (Radio Edit) 4:08£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen21. Love IlluminationFranz FerdinandRight Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action (Deluxe Edition) 3:44£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen22. One Way TriggerThe StrokesComedown Machine 4:02£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen23. New Slaves [Explicit]Kanye WestYeezus [Explicit] 4:16£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen24. The Throw (Extended Version)Jagwar MaThe Throw 6:54£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen25. Colours To LifeTemplesColours To Life 5:16£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen26. You're Not The OneSky FerreiraYou're Not The One 3:55£0.99  Buy MP3 
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