Adele, Lady Gaga And Coldplay Nominated For Q Awards 2012

6 September 2012, 12:13

Nicki Minaj will also be hoping to win Best Video for her hit single 'Starships' at the industry event this year.

Coldplay and Lady Gaga will go head to head for the Best Act In The World Today category at the Q Awards 2012.

The music publication released the nominations of their annual awards today (6th September) which also features the likes of Adele and Nicki Minaj hoping to scoop some of the biggest prizes on the night.

Joining Gaga and Chris Martin's group in the Best Act In The World Today category include the newly reformed The Stone Roses, Muse and Blur.

Pregnant singer Adele will be hoping to add the Best Solo Artist to her Grammy and BRIT Awards triumphs earlier this year.

Rizzle Kicks are also among the nominations, scooping a nod in the Best Track category for their hit 'Mama Do The Hump'.

Nicki will face competition from Arctic Monkeys, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and The Killers in the Best Video category after she received a nomination for her smash hit 'Starships'. 

The full list of nominations for the Q Awards 2012 are as follows:


          Q Best New Act
:

  • Alabama Shakes
  • Alt J
  • Django Django
  • Lianne La Havas 
  • Frank Ocean

    Best Track:


  • Florence + The Machine – 'Shake It Out'
  • Fun – W'e Are Young'
  • Gotye – 'Somebody That I Used To Know'
  • Plan B – 'Ill Manors'
  • Rizzle Kicks – 'Mama Do The Hump'

    Best Album:

  • 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:

  • Blur
  • The Cribs 
  • Radiohead
  • Bruce Springsteen 
  • The Stone Roses

    Best Video
  • 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:

  • Adele
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Noel Gallagher
  • Emeli Sande 
  • Florence Welch

    Best Act In The World Today:

  • Blur
  • Coldplay
  • Lady Gaga
  • Muse 
  • The Stone Roses

The Q Awards 2012 will take place on 22nd October in London.

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