Arctic Monkey's land most Q Awards nods



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Jessie J and Adele handed three apiece
Arctic Monkey's land most Q Awards nods.

Arctic Monkeys lead nominations for this year's Q Awards.

The Crying Lightning hitmakers will compete for four trophies at this year's ceremony, including Best Track for Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair, Best Album for Suck It and See, Greatest Act in the World Today - which sees them up against Coldplay, Kasabian, U2, Muse and Arcade Fire - and Greatest Act of the Last 25 Years, a special prize created to mark the magazine's 25th anniversary.

Jessie J and Adele both scored three nominations each, with both acts up for Best Female artist alongside PJ Harvey, Beyonce Knowles and Laura Marling.

Jessie is also nominated for Best Video for Do It Like A Dude, and Breakthrough Artist, while Adele received two nods in the Best Track category, for her singles Someone Like You and Rolling In The Deep.

The Greatest Act of the Last 25 Years category "celebrates the band or act who have had the most significant influence on Q's musical landscape", with readers allowed to vote for a shortlist of 25 acts, including Blur, Oasis, Manic Street Preachers, Jack White, Nirvana, Radiohead, Jay-Z. Paul Weller, Green Day and The Cure.

The Q Awards - voted for by readers of the magazine - take place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on October 24.

That Q Awards 2011 nominations list in full:

Breakthrough Artist:

Jessie J
Ed Sheeran
Katy B
James Blake
Miles Kane

Best New Act:

The Vaccines
WU LYF
Foster the People
Everything Everything
Nero

Q Best Female Artist:

Adele
Laura Marling
Beyonce Knowles
Jessie J
PJ Harvey

Q Best Male Artist:

Cee Lo Green
Tinie Tempah
Wretch 32
Ed Sheeran
Example

Best Track:

Adele - Rolling in the Deep
Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar
Arctic Monkeys - Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair
Adele - Someone Like You
Foster the People - Pumped Up Kicks

Best Album:

Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Arctic Monkeys - Suck It and See
Elbow - Build A Rocket Boys!
The Horrors - Skying
PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

Best Live Act:

Coldplay
Biffy Clyro
Elbow
Beyonce Knowles
Chase and Status

Best Video:

Jessie J - Do It Like a Dude
Lady Gaga - Judas
Foo Fighters - Walk
Ed Sheeran - You Need Me, I Don't Need You
Katy Perry - Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)
Hurts - Wonderful Life

Best Act in the World Today:

Muse
Coldplay
Arctic Monkeys
Kasabian
Arcade Fire
U2

Greatest Act of the Last 25 Years:

U2
Damon Albarn
Radiohead
Oasis
Nirvana
Arcade Fire
Arctic Monkeys
Muse
Jack White
Paul Weller
Jay Z
Eminem
Madonna
The Strokes
R.E.M.
The Stone Roses
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Coldplay
Manic Street Preachers
Bjork
Beastie Boys
Metallica
Prodigy
The Cure
Green Day




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