All eyes were on Lily Allen when she walked the red carpet at the NME awards 2014 on Wednesday. The singer was awarded with a gong for Best Solo Artist at the prestigious event, beating Kanye West and David Bowie The star headed to London’s 02 Brixton Academy and wore an eccentric sixties-style shift dress and threw a bright furry jacket over her shoulder.She was in high spirits as she arrived at the event, where Arctic Monkeys, Damon Albarn, Paul McCartney and Blondie also attended Lily, who is enjoying her time back in the limelight showed off her slim figure in her mini dress which was made up of orange, black and white panels She gave herself some extra inches by throwing on an iridescent white pair of sky-high stilettos which complemented her tanned legs and she carried a pricey black Louis Vuitton bag.But perhaps the most striking item of all was the green and blue furry jacket that she threw over one shoulder like some type of stole.Lily always pays close to attention to detail and was sporting a green, yellow and red manicure. She wore her black and blue hair up in an Audrey-Hepburn style ‘do. The singer took to her Twitter page earlier in the day to hit back at those who had been criticising her over her mothering skills, after her busy few weeks in the spotlight.She wrote: ‘good morning, i’m getting alot of nasty messages in my feed about my children. Thank you for your concern, but i assure you they are fine. No doubt she was happy to put the incident behind her and enjoy her night. She was in good company as Debbie Harry, who performed on the night, posed for the cameras wearing an eccentric black and white striped maxi dress.The 68-year-old teamed the outrageous number with a pair of lime green metallic mules as she posed with the rest of Blondie In true showbiz style, the artist soon changed into a second outfit – a bright red pair of trousers, a matching top and an eccentric gold jacket and matching trainers.Paul McCartney collected the special, one-off honour of NME’s Songwriter’s Songwriter, while Damon Albarn picked up the brand new NME Award For Innovation Arctic Monkeys led the nominations this year with eight in total and were big winners on the night when they picked up a huge five awards. Frontman Alex Turner got Hero Of The Year, beating David Bowie.