The nominations for 2014’s Q Awards were revealed earlier today. The prestigious ceremony will take place on 22nd October, hosted by Absolute Radio DJ, Christian O’Connell.

Following the release of latest studio album, “48 : 13” and their coveted Glastonbury headline slot this summer, Kasabian lead the way with four nominations; “Best Act In The World Today”, “Best Album”, “Best Track” for lead single, “Eez-Eh” and “Best Live Act” while Arctic Monkeys cement a successful 2014 with “Best Live Act”, “Best Act In The World Today” and “Best Video” for single, “Arabella”.

Paisley-born Paolo Nutini has picked up two nominations for “Best Track” for latest single, “Iron Sky” and “Best Solo Artist” while Kate Bush’s recent return to the stage after a 35 year absence has gained her a nod in “Best Live Act” category and “Best Act In The World Today”.

Q Best New Act

Ella Eyre
Sam Smith
The Fat White Family
Royal Blood
FKA Twigs
The 1975
George Ezra
Hozier
London Grammar
Temples

Q Best Track

Paolo Nutini  “Iron Sky”
Sam Smith  “Stay With Me”
Lorde  “Royals”
Kaiser Chiefs  “Coming Home”
Kasabian  “Eez-eh”

Q Best Video

Arctic Monkeys  “Arabella”
Elbow  “New York Morning”
Coldplay  “Magic”
Jamie xx  “Sleep Sound”
Paloma Faith  “Only Love Can Hurt Like This”

Q Best Album

Elbow  “The Take Off And Landing Of Everything”
Manic Street Preachers  “Futurology”
Kasabian  “48:13”
Damon Albarn  “Everyday Robots”
The Black Keys  “Turn Blue”

Q Best Live Act

Arcade Fire
Arctic Monkeys
Kasabian
Kate Bush
Jack White

Q Best Solo Artist

Paolo Nutini
St Vincent
Damon Albarn
Jake Bugg
Ed Sheeran

Q Best Act In The World Today

Arctic Monkeys
Pharrell Williams
Arcade Fire
Kasabian
Kate Bush

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