Liverpool Sound City, LIMF and Creamfields sweep the board at UK Festival Awards

Echo and the Bunnymen

Echo and the Bunnymen

Liverpool is the big winner at the UK Festival Awards bagging numerous honours.

Liverpool Sound City, LIMF and Creamfields all won big at the annual UK Festival Awards tonight.

Sound City scored a major win taking the title for Best Metropolitan Festival while also being in the running for best headline performance for The Flaming Lips which was pipped by Fleetwood Mac at the Isle Of Wight.

Liverpool International Music Festival also ran away with the prestigious Best Festival for Emerging Talent – an honour which recognises LIMF’s commitment to their youth Academy.

LIMF’s Academy has seen the likes of Getintothis tips Katy Alex, Amique, Luke Cusato, D R O H N E and Or:la all come through its books.

Finally, Creamfields once again ruled the roost in the club world bagging the Best Dance Event Award.

It’s the second consecutive year that Liverpool has dominated the UK Festival Awards with Liverpool Music Week also nominated in this year’s selections.

There will be more news to follow. but for now here is the full list of winners are below:

Festival No.6 – Best Small Festival
Wild Life Festival – Best New Festival
Y Not Festival – Best Medium-Sized Festival
Bestival – Best Major Festival
Isle of Wight Festival – Best Family Festival
Kendal Calling – Best Toilets
Liverpool Sound City – Best Metropolitan Festival
Creamfields – Best Dance Event
Mark Ronson: Uptown Funk – Anthem of the Summer
Fleetwood Mac – Fleetwood Mac at Isle of Wight Festival 2015  Headline Performance of the Year
Latitude Festival – Best Line-Up
Jamie Oliver & Alex James present The Big Feastival – Extra-Festival Activity Award
Glastonbury Festival – Best Use of New Technology
Liverpool International Music Festival – Best Festival for Emerging Talent
Virgin Trains – Best Brand Activation
Peter Gabriel – Outstanding Contribution to Festivals
The Breakfast Club – Concession of the Year