Arctic Monkeys, Noel Gallagher, Idles lead 2018 Q Awards nominations

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The Arctic Monkeys, Noel Gallagher and Idles are leading the way with two nominations each for the 2018 Q Awards.

All three will compete for Best Album courtesy of Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, Who Built The Moon? and Joy As An Act Of Resistance respectively, while the Arctic Monkeys are also up for Best Act In The World Today, Gallagher for Best Solo Artist and Idles for Breakthrough Act.

Elsewhere, there’s a nomination for Liam Gallagher in the Best Live Act category and a couple of newcomers to the summer calendar – All Points East and RiZE – have been shortlisted for Best Festival.

Prizes will be handed out at the London Roundhouse on October 17th.

Q Awards 2018 shortlist:

Q Breakthrough Act

Amyl & The Sniffers
Goat Girl
Tom Grennan
The Magic Gang
Idles
Bugzy Malone
Nakhane
Novelist
Nadine Shah
Jorja Smith
Rejjie Snow

Q Best Track

Love It If We Made It – The 1975
This Is America – Childish Gambino
Girlfriend – Christine & The Queens
The Man – Goat Girl
Make Me Feel – Janelle Monae
Bells & Circles – Underworld & Iggy Pop

Q Best Album

Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino – Arctic Monkeys
Hunter – Anna Calvi
Who Built The Moon? – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
Joy As An Act Of Resistance – Idles
Marauder – Interpol
I’m All Ears – Let’s Eat Grandma

Q Best Live Act

David Byrne
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Liam Gallagher
Stefflon Don
Taylor Swift
Wolf Alice

Q Best Solo Artist

Christine & The Queens
Drake
Noel Gallagher
Janelle Monae
Ed Sheeran
Sophie

Q Best Act In The World Today

The 1975
Arctic Monkeys
Florence & The Machine
Kendrick Lamar
St Vincent
Paul Weller

Q Best Festival/Event

All Points East
British Summertime
Isle Of Wight Festival
Latitude Festival
RiZE Festival
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