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Q Awards 2015 shortlist announced! Vote now to decide this year's winners

Q Awards 2015 shortlist announced! Vote now to decide this year's winners
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With just under a month to go until this year’s Q Awards In Association With Absolute Radio, the 2015 shortlist was announced this evening (23 September) at a ceremony at the Sanctum Hotel in London.

Following the first phase of ‘open voting’, we have counted up all your votes and narrowed down the field as Q’s Editor-In-Chief Phil Alexander and Danielle Perry – host of Absolute Radio’s Sunday Night Music Club Featuring Q – revealed the nominees at tonight’s gathering.

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Foals, Florence + The Machine, Ed Sheeran and Noel Gallagher‘s High Flying Birds lead the way with three nominations each, though the likes of Blur, Muse and The Libertines are not far behind with two nods each.

There’s also some choice match-ups thanks to your votes, with Taylor Swift going head-to-head with the man infamous for interrupted her at another awards, Kanye West, in the solo category, while some friendly “Battle Of Britpop” rivalries will be renewed in the hotly contested Best Act In The World Today category, as Blur rejoin battle with Mr Gallagher.

It’s up to you now to vote for who you want to win ahead of the 2015 Q Awards ceremony, which will take place on 19 October and will be hosted by Absolute Radio’s Christian O’Connell.

You can vote for each category in this year’s awards via Qthemusic.com now – plus everyone who votes will be entered into a draw to win two tickets to the ceremony – Here is the full list of nominees, make sure you cast your vote before 15 October.

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The Bohicas

James Bay

Circa Waves

Years & Years

Wolf Alice

Jess Glynne

Songhoy Blues

Courtney Barnett

Foals – What Went Down

The Libertines – Gunga Din

Mark Ronson – Uptown Funk

Florence + The Machine – What Kind Of Man

New Order – Restless

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Muse – Psycho

Foals – What Went Down

The Weeknd – Can’t Feel My Face

Florence + The Machine – Ship To Wreck

Miguel – Coffee

Jamie xx – In Colour

Everything Everything – Get To Heaven

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Chasing Yesterday

Blur – The Magic Whip

Florence + The Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful

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Royal Blood

Catfish & The Bottlemen

Ed Sheeran

Mumford & Sons

The Libertines

Ed Sheeran

Sam Smith

Kanye West

Taylor Swift

Noel Gallagher

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds



Ed Sheeran

Other awards, selected by Q’s jury of experts, will be announced at the ceremony, including the coveted Q Innovation In Sound presented by Sony Xperia. All will be revealed here on 19 October.

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