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The super serious Coachella 2016 awards

Written by
Time Out Los Angeles editors

With the first weekend of Coachella behind us, we decided it was time to recap the best of the 2016 fest. So we assembled an esteemed pool of voters (approximately four of us) to decide these not at all arbitrary awards. Though their yearbook superlative-like names may sound silly, we're deadly serious in handing out such honorable distinctions for some of the sights and sounds that have stuck with us from Coachella 2016. Congratulations to all of the winners.

Best Teenage Mutant Nina Turtles-inspired ensemble:


Least likely to have ever done cocaine:


The more cowbell award:

LCD Soundsystem


Most likely to be back for Stagecoach:


Lifetime libido achievement award:


Most likely to feel the Bern:

Run the Jewels


Best almost-synchronized balloon dance:


Best on-the-go mixologists:


Most DGAF photobomb:


The green thumb award:


Most likely to spend $400 and an entire day at a single stage just to see GNR:


Ladies' choice award:


The three sets in a single weekend hustler award:



Most adorable Rancid fan (tie):


Most likely to get away with being high:

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