Coldplay Grab Four Nominations For Q Magazine Awards

by | 02 September 2008

Coldplay lead the field for this year's Q magazine awards with four nominations.

The foursome are nominated for best track and best video for their single Violet Hill - which was released as a free download in June - while their recent effort Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends is included in the best album category.

And Chris Martin and company are also nominated for the best act in the world today category, alongside Oasis, Muse, Metallica and Kings of Leon.

New York band Vampire Weekend and Mancunian duo the Ting Tings each have three nominations while Kings of Leon, the Last Shadow Puppets and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are all in with a chance of taking home a brace of awards.

The BBC's Sound of 2008 list, which predicted the most successful stars of the year, is revealed to have been accurate, with Duffy, Adele and Santogold all named in the breakthrough artist category.

The winners will be voted for by readers of the music monthly and announced at the Grosvenor Hotel in London on October 6th.

The nominations for the 2008 Q awards are:Breakthrough artist

Duffy
Adele
Santogold
Bon Iver
Gabriella Cilmi

Best new act

Fleet Foxes
Glasvegas
Ting Tings
Last Shadow Puppets
Vampire Weekend

Best track

Keane: Spiralling
Duffy: Mercy
Coldplay: Violet Hill
Katy Perry: I Kissed A Girl
Ting Tings: That's Not My Name

Best video

Hot Chip: Ready For the Floor
Coldplay: Violet Hill
Ting Tings: That's Not My Name
Vampire Weekend: A-Punk
Goldfrapp: Happiness

Best live act

Kaiser Chiefs
Kings of Leon
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Verve
Rage Against the Machine

Best album (sponsored by Nixon)

Coldplay: Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends
Fleet Foxes: Fleet Foxes
Last Shadow Puppets: The Age of the Understatement
Vampire Weekend: Vampire Weekend
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds: Dig!!! Lazarus, Dig!!!

Best act in the world today (sponsored by Russian Standard vodka)

Coldplay
Oasis
Muse
Metallica
Kings of Leon


02/09/2008 12:42:38


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Tags: Coldplay - Chris Martin - Duffy - Kings Of Leon - Metallica - Muse - Nick Cave - Rage Against The Machine


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