2008 – winners at this year’s Brit Awards in London, included Take That who won the trophies for best British live act and British single, The Arctic Monkeys won best British group and album – both for the second year in a row and Foo Fighters won best international group and album. Kate Nash won […]
2007 – Arctic Monkeys were named the best act in the world at this year’s Q Awards held in London. Best album went to Amy Winehouse’s Back to Black and Muse won Best live act. Manic Street Preachers won the award for the year’s top track for ‘Your Love Alone is Not Enough’ and ‘Ruby’ […]
2007 – Arctic Monkeys started a three week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with their second album ‘Favourite Worst Nightmare.’
2007 – The Arctic Monkeys sold 85,000 copies of their new album ‘Favourite Worst Nightmare’ on its first day in UK shops, putting it on course to be the year’s fastest-selling new release.
2006 – Arctic Monkeys win Best New Band and Best British Band at the NME Awards in London. Best album goes to Kaiser Chief’s Employment. The Cribs singer Ryan Jarman is hospitalized after leaping onto Kaiser Chief’s table. Plastic cups next year, guys.
2006 – Some mistake surely? Seventies has-been Leo Sayer (!) tops the U.K. chart with “Thunder in My Heart.” Arctic Monkeys spend their third week atop the album chart with Whatever People Say That I Am, That’s What I’m Not.
2003 – The Arctic Monkeys made their live debut at The Grapes pub in Sheffield, England. They received £27 from ticket sales.