Best small gig: Ting Tings at Birmingham Irish Club
Best medium sized gig – Dead heat between Elbow at Wolverhampton Civic Hall and Nick Cave at WAMU, New York.
Best (only) stadium gig – Stevie Wonder at the NIA
Festival highlight: Eliza Carthy at Camp Bestival
Most enjoyable DJ set: Nextmen at Camp Bestival
Most annoyed to have missed: The Presets