David Bowie Leads Q Award Nominations

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David Bowie's got the most nominations for this year's Q Awards.

The 66-year-old is up for six in total - including Best Solo Artist and Best Act in the World.

His exhibition at the V&A Museum is up for Best Event.

Arctic Monkeys, Foals and Daft Punk also got multiple nominations while Jake Bugg and Tom Odell go head to head in the Best New Act category.

The winners will be announced at the Q Awards ceremony in London on 21 October.

"It's been another unforgettable year for music, and the nominations reflect the breadth and brilliance of artists from the UK and beyond," said Q's Senior Editor Matt Mason of this year's shortlist.

"The return of David Bowie proved that, even in the digital age, pop stars retain the ability to completely amaze and surprise us, while the phenomenal success of Daft Punk showed that you can still reach right across the globe with one great song. With Glastonbury back on the calendar, we've also enjoyed a summer of outstanding live performances. All the Q Awards nominees have helped ensure that 2013 has been an incredible year for music."

The nominees are:

Q Best New Act
Jake Bugg
Jagwar Ma
Valerie June
Laura Mvula
Tom Odell
Palma Violets

Q Best Track
Arctic Monkeys - Do I Wanna Know?
David Bowie - Where Are We Now?
Daft Punk ft Pharrell Williams - Get Lucky
Ellie Goulding - Burn
Robin Thicke ft TI and Pharrell -Blurred Lines

Q Best Video
Beady Eye - Shine A Light
David Bowie -The Stars (Are Out Tonight)
Daft Punk ft Pharrell Williams - Get Lucky
Manic Street Preachers - Show Me The Wonder
Vampire Weekend -Diane Young

Q Best Album presented by Bose
Biffy Clyro - Opposites
David Bowie - The Next Day
Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
Foals - Holy Fire
Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires Of The City

Q Best Live Act
Arctic Monkeys
Mumford & Sons
The Stone Roses

Q Best Solo Artist
David Bowie
Jake Bugg
Ellie Goulding
John Grant
Laura Marling

Q Best Act In The World Today
Arctic Monkeys
David Bowie
Vampire Weekend
Biffy Clyro

Q Best Event
David Bowie at the V&A
Glastonbury Festival Of Contemporary Performing Arts
Kraftwerk at Tate Modern
The Rolling Stones at British Summer Time Hyde Park
Latitude Festival
The Killers at Wembley Stadium & London Garage


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