Festicket Awards 2015: Glasto Fends off Coachella to Claim Rock & Pop Crown

Festicket Awards 2015: Glasto Fends off Coachella to Claim Rock & Pop Crown


Glastonbury Festival has beaten off close challengers Coachella to claim Best Rock & Pop Festival in the Festicket Awards 2015.

Both the Best Festival and Best Festival artists results proved a strong showing for the UK's finest, with Isle of Wight Festival and Reading Festival joining Glastonbury in the top 10, while victorious Florence and the Machine ended up alongside no fewer than 5 other artists in the final count.

Mumford & Sons, Muse, alt-J, Years & Years and Sam Smith made up the British performers' contingent, with rock superstars Foo Fighters and Metallica also in the mix.

See the full results below, and check out the winners in the Electronic/Dance and Techno/House categories:


Full results: Rock & Pop

Best Festival

1. Glastonbury Festival

2. Coachella

3. Isle of Wight Festival

4. Primavera Sound

5. Lollapalooza

6. Hellfest Open Air

7. Reading Festival

8. Roskilde

9. Rock im Park

10. Best Kept Secret

 

Best Festival Artist

1. Florence and the Machine

2. Foo Fighters

3. Mumford & Sons

4. Metallica

5. Pharrell Williams

6. Muse

7. alt-J

8. Years & Years

9. Tame Impala

10. Sam Smith


Voting closed at 23:59 on Sunday 20 December, with voters having nominated their favourite festival artist of the year and their pick as the best festival in the world right now. The winners of the Urban category will be announced tomorrow.

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