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Arctic Monkeys, Rumer win Glenfiddich MOJO Honours

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Arctic Monkeys at the MOJO Honours awards

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Arctic Monkeys and Rumer were among the winners at this year's Glenfiddich MOJO Honours.

The ceremony, held in London's East End this evening, saw the Arctic Monkeys pick up 'Album of the Year' for Suck it and See, while Rumer scooped the 'Breakthrough Award'.

"MOJO has always been proud to champion the Arctic Monkeys," the magazine's Editor-in-Chief Phil Alexander said. "They've been on the cover twice in two years. There is something about them that is incredibly special.

"I think it's because they fit in a long line of truly great British artists."

Elsewhere, Grinderman picked up 'Song of the Year' for 'Heathen Child', and Gary Numan was presented with the 'Inspiration Award'.

Finally, Brian Wilson - best known for penning hits for The Beach Boys - entered MOJO's Hall of Fame, where he joins the likes of Sir Elton John and ska band The Specials.

Alexander noted: "As one of the principle architects of the Beach Boys' sound, Brian sold us visions of America that were infused with romanticism, hope and in places, sheer fragility. Genius is the only word for it."

The winners of this year's Glenfiddich MOJO Honours List appear below:

Breakthrough Award - Rumer

Song of the Year Award - Grinderman: 'Heathen Child'

Best Album Award - Arctic Monkeys: Suck it and See

Classic Album Award - Primal Scream: Screamadelica

Best Live Act Award - John Grant

Les Paul Award - Steve Cropper

Compilation of the Year Award - Sweet Inspiration: Songs of Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham

Catalogue Release of the Year Award - Orange Juice: 'Coals to Newcastle'

Merit Award - Martha and the Vandellas

Medal Award - Bob Harris

Hero Award - Eddie Floyd

Maverick Award - Donovan

Inspiration Award - Gary Numan

Classic Songwriter Award - Squeeze

Vision Award - Upside Down

Outstanding Contribution to Music - Public Image Ltd

Icon Award - Ringo Starr

Hall of Fame Award - Brian Wilson

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