Kasabian Hailed Best Act In The World At Q Awards

Ed Sheeran also scooped up an award, as did the likes of St Vincent, The Charlatans and Johnny Marr...

Kasabian had a great afternoon at the Q Awards today (October 22) as they were hailed the 'Best Act in the World'.

The band also went home with the award for 'Best Live Act', as fellow chart-topper Ed Sheeran won 'Best Solo Artist'.

Sam Smith, Paolo Nutini and Jamie xx were also all recognised at the event, which was held at the Grosvenor House hotel in central London.

The ceremony went on to awardindependent record label XL recordings, the company who launched Adele to worldwide fame, with the gong for outstanding contribution to music.

Check out the full list of winners here:

Q Best New Act presented by Xperia Access
Sam Smith

Q Maverick
St Vincent

Q Best Track presented by Absolute Radio
Paolo Nutini - Iron Sky

Q Best Solo Artist presented by Citroen
Ed Sheeran

Q Songwriter
Andy Partridge

Q Best Album
Elbow - The Take Off And Landing Of Everything

Q Best Video
Jamie xx - Sleep Sound

Q Best Live Act presented by the Cavern Club

Q Hero
The Charlatans

Q Outstanding Contribution To Music
XL Recordings, collected by Richard Russell

Q Inspiration
Simple Minds

Gibson Les Paul Award
Johnny Marr

Q Classic Album
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon

Q Innovation In Sound presented by Xperia Access
Jean Michel Jarre

Q Icon presented by Carling's Black Label Project
Wilko Johnson

Q Idol
Culture Club

Q Best Act In The World Today presented by Buster and Punch

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