Blur, Pulp, Johnny Marr and Brandon Flowers all scoop prizes
The annual awards were hosted by The Pub Landlord Al Murray at the Grosvenor Hotel, and saw The Cribs, Django Django and Plan B all collecting awards with Bobby Womack walking away with the prestigious Best Album prize.
Blur were awarded Best Live Act on the back of their reunion and Hyde Park gig. Johnny Marr was named Q Hero while the Manics’ ‘Generation Terrorists’ album was named a Q Classic Album.
Other winners at the awards included Underworld, Pulp, Dexys, Brandon Flowers and Keane.
Q Awards 2012 winners:
Q Best New Act – Django Django
Best Track – Plan B – ‘Ill Manors’
Best Album – Bobby Womack – ‘Bravest Man In The Universe’
Best Live Act – Blur
Best Video – Keane – ‘Disconnected’
Best Solo Artist – Emeli Sande
Best Act In The World Today – Muse
Q Classic Song – Dionne Warwick – ‘Walk On By’
Q Spirit Of Independence – The Cribs
Q Innovation In Sound – Underworld
Q Inspiration – Pulp
Q Icon – Dexys
Q Classic Album – Manic Street Preachers – ‘Generation Terrorists’
Q Hero – Johnny Marr
Q Idol – Brandon Flowers