Q Awards Nominations Announced

The 2016 Q Award nominations have been announced.

Coldplay and The 1975 lead the nominees with nominations in four categories.

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The two British bands are both up for Best Video, Best Act in the World Today and Best Album.

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They will however face tough competition from the late David Bowie whose album Blackstar has also been shortlisted for Best Album, alongside Bastille and Christine and The Queens.

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The full list of nominations:

Q BEST ACT IN THE WORLD
Biffy Clyro
Coldplay
Muse
U2
The 1975

Q BREAKTHROUGH ACT
The Amazons
Blossoms
Christine and the Queens
Gallant
Jack Garratt
Lady Leshurr
Let’s Eat Grandma
Nothing but Thieves
Rat Boy
Spring King

Q BEST TRACK
Bastille – Good Grief
Biffy Clyro – Howl
Catfish and the Bottlemen – Twice
Skepta – Man
The 1975 – Somebody Else

Q BEST VIDEO
Beyonce – Formation
Coldplay – Up and Up
PJ Harvey – Community of Hope
Wolf Alice – Lisbon
The 1975 – A Change of Heart

Q BEST ALBUM
Bastille – Wild World
Christine and the Queens – Chaleur Humaine
Coldplay – A Head Full of Dreams
David Bowie – Blackstar
The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware Of It…

Q BEST LIVE ACT
Coldplay
Muse
Savages
Wolf Alice
U2

Q BEST SOLO ARTIST
James Bay
Michael Kiwanuka
Noel Gallagher
PJ Harvey
Skepta

The 2016 Q Awards take place at The Roundhouse in London on November 2nd.

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