‘YELLOW’ FEVER AS Q AWARDS COME AROUND AGAIN

Both bands receive nods in three categories...

Travis and Coldplay head the list of nominees in this year’s upcoming Q AWARDS, with both receiving nods in three categories.

Travis are vying for the award for Best Video, for ‘Coming Around’, Best Live Act and Best Act In The World while Coldplay cap an extraordinary year with nominations for Best Single, ‘Yellow’, Best Album, ‘Parachutes’ and Best New Act.

Reflecting nominations for September’s Mercury Music Prize, Doves and Mercury winner Badly Drawn Boy also pick up two nominations, going head to head for Best Album and Best New Act.

The Best Producer section shows more variation than other categories with diverse names such as Dr. Dre, Artful Dodger and Ross Robinson in the running.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony to be held at London’s plush Park Lane Hotel on October 31. It will be broadcast in the UK on Channel 4 at 11.30pm on November 4.

The nominations in full for the 11th annual Q Awards are as follows:

Best Video – Travis, ‘Coming Around’; Kelis, ‘Caught Out There’; Red Hot Chili Peppers, ‘Californication’; Bloodhound Gang, ‘The Bad Touch’; Eminem, ‘The Real Slim Shady’.

Best Single – Coldplay, ‘Yellow’; David Gray, ‘Babylon’; Moloko, ‘The Time Is Now’; Eminem, ‘The Real Slim Shady’; Limp Bizkit, ‘Take A Look Around’.

Best Album – Doves, ‘Lost Souls’; Primal Scream, ‘Xtrmntr’; Muse, ‘Showbiz’; Badly Drawn Boy, ‘The Hour Of Bewilderbeast’; Coldplay – ‘Parachutes’.

Best New Act – Coldplay, Badly Drawn Boy, JJ72, Muse, Doves.

Best Live Act – Primal Scream, Travis, Oasis, Chemical Brothers, Moby.

Best Act In The World – Manic Street Preachers, Stereophonics, Travis, Blur, Radiohead.

Best Producer – Dr. Dre: Eminem’s ‘The Marshall Mathers LP’; Chris Power & Guy Williams: Robbie Williams ‘Sing When You’re Winning’; Artful Dodger: Artful Dodger, for their work with such acts as Craig David, Robbie Craig and Romina Johnson; Dave Eringa & George Brakoulias: Toploader’s ‘Onka’s Big Moka’; Ross Robinson: SlipknotSlipknot’