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Emeli Sande Wins Big At Q Awards 2012

Blur and Plan B also picked up gongs! See the full winners list right here...

Emeli Sande has beaten the likes of Adele, Noel Gallagher and Florence + the Machine to be crowned Best Solo Artist at this year's Q Awards.

The Next To Me singer picked up the prize earlier today (22nd October) at the ceremony, which was held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.


Reunited rockers Blur were also one of the big winners, taking home the coveted Best Live Act gong ahead of Radiohead and The Stone Roses.

Other winners included Plan B who won the Best Track accolade for iLL Manors and Muse, who were named Best Act In The World Today.

Speaking of the event, Q Magazine Editor Andrew Harrison said in a statement: "It's been the most incredible year for British music.


"Our bands and our anthems transformed the Olympics. A string of great albums announced fantastic new talent on the scene. And amazing comeback shows from Blur and the Stone Roses showed the enduring appeal of our best-loved musicians.

"Q is proud to raise a glass (perhaps a bottle of our very own Q Red Label Beer) to salute the artists that make Britain the world capital of rock and roll."

Full list of 2012 Q Award winners:

Q Best New Act Presented By Merc
Alabama Shakes
Alt-J
Django Django - WINNER
Lianne La Havas
Frank Ocean

Best Track
Florence + the Machine - 'Shake It Out'
Fun - 'We Are Young'
Gotye - 'Somebody That I Used To Know'
Plan B - 'Ill Manors' - WINNER
Rizzle Kicks - 'Mama Do The Hump'

Best Album Presented By Red Stag by Jim Beam
The Black Keys - El Camino
Richard Hawley - Standing At The Sky's Edge
The Maccabees - Given To The Wild
Paul Weller - Sonik Kicks
Bobby Womack - The Bravest Man In The Universe - WINNER

Best Live Act
Blur - WINNER

The Cribs
Radiohead
Bruce Springsteen
The Stone Roses

Best Video
Arctic Monkeys - 'R U Mine?'
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - 'Everybody's On The Run'
Keane - 'Disconnected' - WINNER
The Killers - 'Runaways'
Nicki Minaj - 'Starships'

Best Solo Artist presented by Citroen
Adele
Dizzee Rascal
Noel Gallagher
Emeli Sandé - WINNER
Florence Welch

Best Act In The World Today
Blur
Coldplay
Lady GaGa
Muse - WINNER
The Stone Roses

Q Classic Song
Dionne Warwick: 'Walk On By'

Q Spirit Of Independence
The Cribs

Q Innovation In Sound
Underworld

Q Inspiration Award
Pulp

Q Icon Award
Dexys

Q Classic Album
Manic Street Preachers: Generation Terrorists

Q Hero
Johnny Marr

Q Idol
Brandon Flowers

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