Muse were crowned as the Best Act In The World Today ahead of Coldplay, Lady Gaga, The Stone Roses and Blur, while Blur picked up the Best Live gong, beating fellow nominees The Cribs, Radiohead, Bruce Springsteen and The Stone Roses in the process.
“It’s been the most incredible year for British music. Our bands and our anthems transformed the Olympics into the greatest music event on earth,” Q editor Andrew Harrison said when the shortlist was unveiled last month.
Q Awards 2012 selected winners:
Q Best New Act
Plan B – ‘Ill Manors’
Bobby Womack – ‘The Bravest Man In The Universe’
Best Live Act
Keane – ‘Disconnected’
Best Solo Artist
Best Act In The World Today