Everybody; we have an urgent and horrifying news story - but one that was to be expected really.

One Direction have been nominated for the Worst Band and Worst Album gongs at this year's NME Awards.

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Justin Bieber's album Mistletoe is also up for a Worst Album award, and the befringed boy himself is nominated for Villain Of The Year, alongside Lady Gaga, Liam Gallagher, David Cameron and Nick Clegg.

Other records in the worst album category are Lady Gaga's Born This Way, Coldplay's Mylo Xyloto and Viva Brother's Famous last words.

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Other nominees in the Worst Band category are Muse (also up for Best British Band and Best Live Band), Coldplay, Beady Eye and Viva Brother.

Sooo... yeah. Just thought you'd wanna know.

Voting is open now and the awards take place in London on February 29th.

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