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NME Announce 2010 “Cool List”

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NME have once again announced their “cool list”, the last time I checked Alice Glass topped the 2008 Cool List and I couldn’t find one for last year. Laura Marling apparently had enough cool to top the list this year but they don’t really tell you why, they tell you you have buy the magazine to find out, Janelle Monae is number 2, Kanye West is number 3 and Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino is number 4. There are a surprising number of Americans on the list and a bunch of people from bands that the NME are currently praising as the next best thing. You can see the full list below.

NME Cool List 2010:
75. Rivers Cuomo (Weezer)
74. Lewis Bowman (Chapel Club)
73. Caitlin Rose
72. James Blake
71. Bradford Cox (Deerhunter)
70. Soulja Boy
69. Matt Bellamy (Muse)
68. Nathan Williams (Wavves)
67. Avi Zahner-Isenberg (Avi Buffalo)
66. Cher Lloyd from X Factor
65. Elizabeth Sankey (Summer Camp)
64. Tom Hudson (Pulled Apart By Horses)
63. Ernest Greene (Washed Out)
62. Glasser
61. Ryan Olson (Gayngs)
60. Eva Spence (Rolo Tomassi)
59. Cee Lo Green
58. Jack White
57. Daniel Blumberg (Yuck)
56. Gucci Mane
55. Rose Elinor Dougall
54. Julian Casablancas
53. LoneLady
52. Tim Harrington (Les Savy Fav)
51. Josh Homme
50. Lady Gaga
49. Katy B
48. Plan B
47. Alexis Krauss (Sleigh Bells)
46. Dave Sitek (TV On The Radio)
45. Jack Donoghue (Salem)
44. Andrew VanWyngarden (MGMT)
43. Honor Titus (Cerebal Ballzy)
42. Nicki Minaj
41. Ethan Kath (Crystal Castles)
40. Ariel Pink
39. Orlando Weeks (The Maccabees)
38. Lee Spielman (Trash Talk)
37. Alex Hewlett (Egyptian Hip Hop)
36. Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance)
35. Win Butler (Arcade Fire)
34. MNDR
33. Willow Smith
32. Dan Devine (Flats)
31. Akiko Matsuura (The Big Pink/Comanechi)
30. Nicky Wire (Manic Street Preachers)
29. Skream
28. Jamie Reynolds (Klaxons)
27. Jenny Lee Lindberg (Warpaint)
26. Giggs
25. Jonathan Everything
24. Marina Diamandis (Marina & The Diamonds)
23. Dee Dee (Dum Dum Girls)
22. Jack Steadman (Bombay Bicycle Club)
21. Jay-Z
20. Ritzy Bryan (The Joy Formidable)
19. Kele Okereke
18. Theo Hutchcraft (Hurts)
17. James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem)
16. Yannis Philippakis (Foals)
15. Robyn
14. Zola Jesus
13. Hayden Thorpe (Wild Beasts)
12. Simon Neil (Biffy Clyro)
11. Marcus Mumford (Mumford & Sons)
10. Darwin Deez
09. Carl Barat
08. Jack Barnett (These New Puritans)
07. Jonathan Pierce (The Drums)
06. Paul Weller
05. Romy Madley Croft (The xx)
04. Beth Cosentino (Best Coast)
03. Kanye West
02. Janelle Monae
01. Laura Marling

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