13:06 - The Awards 2010: "Ladies and gentleman, can we ask you to take your seats, we are ready to begin" #QAwards
13:08 - 2nd announcement, same as the 1st: like a fair but stern school teacher - Some folks thinks we're working to 1pm rock'n'roll time.. #qawards
13:09 - We're underway - King Of Leon Radioactive playing loudly in time with lots of nice pics of Q Magazine #qawards
13:12 - Q Editor Paul Rees on stage: "Welcome to the 21st Annual Q Awards" Audience round of applause to Q Readers and audience that voted. #qawards
13:13 - Paul Rees: "Please be upstanding for the pub landlord himself - Mr Al Murray" #qawards
13:15 - Al Murray "Hail to the ale" now shaking the hand of someone who "works in beer" #qawards
13:18 - Al Murray - Take That are here, ladies and gentleman. #qawards @TakeThat
13:20 - Best Track nominees now playing, and the winner is...
13:22 - The Awards 2010: Best Track - You've Got The Love #qawards. Welch thanks Candi Staton while picking up the golden Q
13:24 - Charlotte Church walks on stage much to Al Murray's pleasure in order to announce the winner of Breakthrough Artist
13:26 - The Awards 2010: Breakthrough Artist Sponsored By Red Stripe - Plan B #qawards. He tops off a year of reinvention with a prize.
13:28 - Next Up Best Video, presented by Tiny Tempah
13:30 - The Awards 2010: Best Video - Chase & Status. #qawards drum'n'bass blasters grab the award.
13:32 - The Awards 2010: Best Live Act - Green Day #qawards
13:34 - Things going at a hefty pace. Now on to The Hall Of Fame award
13:35 - The Awards 2010: Hall Of Fame - Fearne Cotton presents to Take That #qawards
13:36 - KT Tunstall presents to one of her inspirations, an "all round dude," in her words...
13:37 - The Awards 2010: Classic Songwriter - Neil Finn. He even gets a hug off Al Murray when getting the golden Q, quite a privilege #qawards
13:38 - Up next, The Next Big Thing
13:39 - The Awards 2010: Next Big Thing - Clare Maguire. Corinne Bailey Rae presents an award from one star to another.
13:40 - Comedian Jim Jeffries to present Q Idol
13:41 - The Awards 2010: Q Idol - Madness. Suggs and the group scoop an award.
13:42 - It's madness at Q HQ as the Q Idol award gets everyone bouncing.
13:43 - Wilko Johnson and Jim Jeffries now dancing to One Step Beyond...
13:44 - Next up is the Q Hero Award, in assocaition with @YouYouMentoring
13:45 - The Charlatans' Tim Burgess on-stage with a Ramones hair cut. "They've worked with some awesome people, let's take a look" #qawards
13:46 - Burgess takes some light-hearted banter from Murray about his hair do.
13:47 - The Awards 2010: Q Hero "Will the Chemical Brothers please come up" http://goo.gl/NLVC
13:48 - The Chemicals: "There's some real musical heroes in the room, so hopefully we can grow into it - thanks alot!" http://goo.gl/NLVC #qawards
13:49 - Jamie Reynolds from The Klaxons up to present the Q Inspiration Award #qawards
13:50 - Jamie: "I was there watching this band playing at the Royal Albert Hall recently screaming my lungs out, let's see them in action" #qawards
13:51 - The Awards 2010: Q Inspiration goes to Suede! http://goo.gl/NLVC
13:52 - The Awards 2010:Brett:"I don't think we can accept this award without mentioning Bernard & the great work he did with us" http://goo.gl/NLVC
13:53 - The Awards 2010: Al Murray: "Please welcome to present the Award for Best Male, Ray Davies" #qawards
13:54 - The Awards 2010: Ray Davies"I'm proud to say the Best Male award goes to Paolo Nutini" @paolonutini
13:55 - Nominations for Best Female now playing...
13:56 - The Awards 2010: "The second time this afternoon - Florence!" Florence scoops Best Female. @flo_tweet
13:57 - Innovation In Sound next... Nick Rhodes presenting...
13:58 - Nick: "I'm proud to present this Award to the only man with more tailors in his book than me, Mark Ronson" #qawards http://goo.gl/NLVC
13:59 - Mark Ronson thanks George Martin, Quincy Jones and others we couldn't quite catch. #qawards http://goo.gl/NLVC
14:00 - The Awards 2010: Best Album up next - Bernard Sumner presenting
14:01 - Bernard: "I am pleased to announce the winers are @The_National with High Violet." They beat off competition from the likes of Arcade Fireto clinch victory. http://goo.gl/NLVC #qawards
14:02 - Matt Berninger from The National thanks their manager and 4AD "from plucking us from obscurity to where we are today" #qawards
14:03 - The Awards 2010: Best Act In The World Today next - Q Editor Paul Rees is introducing... #qawards
14:04 - Paul Rees "It's probably fair to say we've followed this act most of the way and we hope to follow their next steps" #qawards
14:05 - Paul Rees: "It's my pleasure to say, the Best Act In The World Today is Kasabian" #qawards http://goo.gl/NLVC
14:06 - Tom Meighan: "Wow, **** excuse my language - I never though this would happen" "Thank you!" #qawards
14:07 - Noel Fielding on-stage to introduce the Q Icon award...
14:08 - Noel Fielding: "Ladies and gentleman, a true Icon in every sense of the word, please welcome onto the stage @BryanFerry" http://goo.gl/NLVC
14:09 - The final award of 2010: Classic Album. Tom from Kasabian is back on stage to present. #qawards
14:10 - Tom "I grew up as a kid listening to his music, as most of you did" #qawards
14:11 - Tom "Ladies and gentlemen, cats and dogs - Sir Paul McCartney!" #qawards
14:12 - Instant standing ovation... #qawards
14:13 - The Awards 2010: Classic Album - Wings - Band On The Run http://goo.gl/NLVC
14:14 - Sir Paul McCartney, "To Wings and The Beatles, thank you for getting me here. And, this one's for Linda!" #qawards http://goo.gl/NLVC
14:15 - Sir Paul McCartney, "To all the younger bands, which is pretty much everyone, keep rockin'. I love ya."
14:16 - After a small dance, Sir Paul exits stage left smiling with a Golden Q aloft in his hand... #qawards
14:17 - Al Murray: "Thanks alot for coming - see yous all next year!" whilst Queen's We Will Rock You kicks in... #qawards
1:49 PM | 25/10/2010