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Thursday, 23 October 2014

Q Awards Winners!

The 25th anniversary of the Xperia Access Q Awards proved to be a worthy celebration of the year's best music, from classic favourites Pink Floyd to fresh talent Sam Smith, it was a night that recognised all the accomplished artists the UK have to offer. Kasabian took home the two most coveted gongs whilst Simple Minds and The Charlatans were deservedly honoured for their contribution to music. Pop newcomer Ella Eyre was also in attendance with fellow chart topper Foxes who you can catch on tour this December. The full list of award winners are as follows:

Q Best New Act
Sam Smith

Q Maverick
St Vincent

Q Best Track
Paolo Nutini – Iron Sky

Q Best Solo Artist
Ed Sheeran

Q Songwriter
Andy Partridge

Q Best Album
Elbow – The Take Off And Landing Of Everything

Q Best Video
Jamie xx – Sleep Sound

Q Best Live Act
Kasabian

Q Hero
The Charlatans

Q Outstanding Contribution To Music
XL Recordings, collected by Richard Russell

Q Inspiration
Simple Minds

Gibson Les Paul Award
Johnny Marr

Q Classic Album
Pink Floyd – Dark Side Of The Moon

Q Innovation In Sound
Jean Michel Jarre

Q Icon
Wilko Johnson

Q Idol
Culture Club

Q Best Act In The World Today
Kasabian


To see the likes of Paolo Nutini, Sam Smith, Simple Minds and The Charlatans on tour head to gigsandtours.com for more details. 

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