Q Awards 2012: Stars Arrive On the Red Carpet For Gong Ceremony

22/10/2012 13:08 | Updated 09 November 2012
  • Christopher York The Huffington Post UK

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...

The Q Awards

Among the nominees this year are...

Q Best New Act
Alabama Shakes
Alt J
Django Django
Lianne La Havas
Frank Ocean

Best Track
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

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 Sandé
Florence Welch

Best Act In The World Today
Blur
Coldplay
Lady Gaga
Muse
The Stone Roses

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