Get ready for Q Awards today!
It’s that time of year again – the annual Q Music Awards! Presenting the ceremony for the fourth year running is everyone’s favourite pub landlord Al Murray, though we’re sure those of you with a Q magazine subscription will already know that!
The awards are voted for by the readers – so hopefully you’ll also agree that the winners are deserving too.
Speaking about the past year, Q editor Andrew Harrison said: "It's been the most incredible year for British music. Our bands and our anthems transformed the Olympics into the greatest music event on Earth. And amazing comeback shows from Blur and the Stone Roses showed the enduring appeal of our greatest musicians. All the nominees for this year's Q Awards helped make 2012 an absolutely unforgettable year."
The ceremony is being held in London today and, as per usual, will have a guest list made up of the biggest names in music. Check out the full list of nominees:
Q Best New Act Presented By Merc
Lianne La Havas
Florence + The Machine - Shake It Out
Fun - We Are Young
Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know
Plan B - Ill Manors
Rizzle Kicks - Mama Do The Hump
Best Album Presented By Red Stag by Jim Beam
The Black Keys - El Camino
Richard Hawley - Standing At The Sky's Edge
The Maccabees - Given To The Wild
Paul Weller - Sonik Kicks
Bobby Womack - The Bravest Man In The Universe
Best Live Act
The Stone Roses
Arctic Monkeys - R U Mine?
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Everybody's On The Run
Keane - Disconnected
The Killers - Runaways
Nicki Minaj - Starships
Best Solo Artist presented by Citroen
Best Act In The World Today
The Stone Roses
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Posted by Tori Gibson.