The Cure win NME Awards’ Best Festival Headliner

The Cure win NME Awards’ Best Festival Headliner

The Cure won Best Festival Headliner at NME Awards 2020 in London.

The Cure beat fellow nominees Stormzy, The 1975, Lana Del Rey and Cardi B to the Best Festival Headliner prize.

Speaking at this evening’s ceremony after being presented the award by Emily Eavis, the band’s legendary frontman Robert Smith hugged the Glasto Fest boss and said: “Thank you very much for tis. I dressed up for this. It means a lot to get an award for playing live. Thank you very much to the NME for this and thank you very much to rest of the fans.”

This band, who were Sunday night headliners at Glastonbury 2019, played 35 festivals last summer over five different continents.