Liam Gallagher announced as Godlike Genius for the VO5 NME Awards 2018

Liam Gallagher Reading Festival 2017

The Godlike Genius award 2018 will go to none other than Liam Gallagher.

A decision said to be a "total no brainer" by NME Editor in Chief Mike Williams, Liam Gallagher will be the recipient of 2018's award, following a monumental year had by the ex-Oasis frontman.

A title also earned by his older brother Noel, the Godlike Genius award has been presented to the likes of Blondie, Johnny Marr and Paul Weller in the past.

The VO5 NME Awards take place on February 14 at the O2 Brixton.