Kasabian Win Best Indie At Global Awards

The Leicester band have triumphed at the first ever Global Awards, which took place at the Eventim Apollo Hammersmith.

Kasabian have been named Best Indie artist at the inaugural Global Awards.

The Leicester band beat off some stiff competition from the likes of heavy hitters Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Liam Gallagher, Florence And The Machine and Blossoms.

Radio X’s Chris Moyles and Johnny Vaughan presented the band with the award - guitarist and songwriter Serge Pizzorno thanked the Kasabian management team ("The two most beautiful men in the room") and singer Tom Meighan added thanks to “our ladies” Vicky and Amy.. and Emily!

Serge also joked: “We’ve had a bet down there and we said who’s gonna get the biggest cheer out of these two”, pointing to Johnny and Chris. The result was a draw. We think.

Kasabian Global Awards 2018 blue carpet

Kasabian have had five number one albums and a host of top ten hits, including the massive anthems Fire and Empire. They released their sixth studio album For Crying Out Loud in May 2017, with the chart-topping record featuring huge tunes including You’re In Love With A Psycho and Bless This Acid House.

Watch Dan O'Connell chat to Tom and Serge backstage after their win.

The Global Awards took place at the Eventim Apollo Hammersmith in West London on Thursday 1 March, and brought together all Global’s radio stations including Capital, Capital XTRA, Heart, Classic FM, Smooth, Radio X, Gold and LBC to celebrate the biggest stars of music, news & entertainment.

For all the videos, pictures and winners, see www.global.com/awards.