Blur - Q Awards Nominations Revealed

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Blur, The Stone Roses, Florence + the Machine and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds lead the nominations for this year's Q Awards.

The four acts have each received nominations in two categories for this year's ceremony, which takes place in London on October 22.

Blur and The Stone Roses will go head-to-head in the coveted Best Act in the World Today category, in which they face competition from Muse, Coldplay and Lady GaGa, and the two reformed acts will also contest Best Live Act with Bruce Springsteen, Radiohead and Cribs.

Florence + the Machine are up for Best Track with 'Shake It Out' and Best Solo Artist, the later of which Noel Gallagher is also nominated, along with Adele, Emeli Sande and Dizzee Rascal.

Noel is also up for Best Video for 'Everybody's On The Run'.

Django Django, Frank Ocean, Alt J, Lianne La Havas and Alabama Shakes are up for Best New Act.

Comic Al Murray, the Pub Landlord, will again host the ceremony.

For more information, including how to vote, go to www.qthemusic.com.

The Q Awards 2012 full list of nominations:

Q Best New Act Presented By Merc:

Django Django

Frank Ocean

Alt J

Lianne La Havas

Alabama Shakes

Best Track:

Gotye - 'Somebody That I Used To Know'

Plan B - 'Ill Manors'

Florence + the Machine - 'Shake It Out'

Rizzle Kicks - 'Mama Do The Hump'

Fun. - 'We Are Young'

Best Album Presented By Red Stag by Jim Beam:

Paul Weller - 'Sonik Kicks'

The Black Keys - 'El Camino'

Bobby Womack - 'The Bravest Man in the Universe'.

Richard Hawley - 'Standing At The Sky's Edge'

The Maccabees - 'Given To The Wild'

Best Live Act:

Blur

Bruce Springsteen

Radiohead

Cribs

The Stone Roses

Best Video:

The Killers - 'Runaways'

Keane - 'Disconnected'

Arctic Monkeys - 'R U Mine?'

Nicki Minaj - 'Starships'

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - 'Everybody's On The Run'

Best Solo Artist presented by Citroen:

Noel Gallagher

Adele

Emeli Sande

Florence Welch

Dizzee Rascal

Best Act in the World Today:

Muse

Coldplay

The Stone Roses

Blur

Lady Gaga


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