The Q Awards 2012 is underway in Central London with the global cream of the music world all hoping for a shiny new gong.
Florence + the Machine's Florence Welch, Blur, The Stone Roses and Noel Gallagher all have two nominations each, while Lady GaGa, Adele and Nicki Minaj got one.
Legends Johnny Marr, Alice Cooper and the pocket pop princess, Kylie, have been rubbing shoulders on the red carpet with the likes of new talent Rizzle Kicks and Example.
Ex-Charlatans singer, Tim Burgess, is apparently feeling a little worse for wear...
..whilst Johnny Marr is looking forward to hanging out with his Wakefield chums..
Comedian Richard Herring is a little star-struck...
...and original Sugababe, Keisha Buchanan is making an appearance with her MKS bandmates...
Among the nominees this year are...
Q Best New Act
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
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
Best Act In The World Today
The Stone Roses
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