Q Awards winners announced

By | Published on Tuesday 26 October 2010

Okay, those without a strong stomach (by which I mean, people who find mainstream music aimed at the middle-aged sickening) might want to skip this bit. Yes, it’s the ever popular Q Awards, which took place in London yesterday lunchtime.

Florence Welch was the only person who managed to take away more than one award, despite Arcade Fire and Plan B having led the nominations. She picked up Best Track and Best Female gongs. Meanwhile, Kasabian were named The Best Act In The World Today. Yes, best act in the whole world. Kasabian. Well, I did tell you that you might want to skip this bit.

As previously reported, Suede were named the winners of the Inspiration Award and Neil Finn was given the Classic Songwriter Award.

Here are all the winners in full:

Best Male: Paolo Nutini
Best Female: Florence Welch
Best Album: The National
Best Track: Florence And The Machine
Best Live Act: Green Day
Best Video: Chase & Status
Breakthrough Artist: Plan B
Best New Act: Mumford & Sons 
Next Big Thing: Clare Maguire
Innovation In Sound: Mark Ronson
Best Act In The World Today: Kasabian

Classic Album: Wings
Hall Of Fame: Take That 
Icon: Bryan Ferry
Classic Songwriter: Neil Finn
Idol: Madness
Hero: Chemical Brothers
Inspiration Award: Suede