Adele, Coldplay, U2, Bon Iver, Noel Gallagher, Tinie Tempah... Q Awards 2011: the winners
Adele has won twice at the 2011 Q Awards this afternoon (24 October) in London.
The singer, who missed the ceremony through illness leaving her producer Paul Epworth to do the honours, picked up the award for Q Best Female, while Rolling In The Deep was named Best Track at the ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel.
Coldplay were named Best Act In The World today in the public vote, while U2 were voted the Greatest Act Of The Last 25 Years in a special award to mark Q's birthday.
Other winners in the public vote included Ed Sheeran for Breakthrough Artist, Biffy Clyro for Best Live Act, while Q Best Male went to Tinie Tempah.
Meanwhile Noel Gallagher was honoured as Q Icon, Queen joined the Q Hall Of Fame, while Lana Del Rey was named the Next Big Thing by our specially assembled jury.
The winners of the 2011 Q Awards are:
Best Act In The World Today presented by First Drinks Brand: Coldplay
Greatest Act Of The Last 25 Years presented by BlackBerry: U2
Best Album: Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Q Best Male Artist presented by Merc: Tinie Tempah
Q Best Female Artist presented by Nivea Visage: Adele
Q Icon: Noel Gallagher
Q Classic Songwriter: Gary Barlow
Breakthrough Artist: Ed Sheeran
Best New Act presented by Orange Amplification: WU LYF
Q Innovation In Sound: Kaiser Chief
Q Inspiration presented by YouYou Mentoring: Fatboy Slim
Q Next Big Thing presented by Nivea Visage: Lana Del Ray
Best Track presented by Q Radio: Adele - Rolling In The Deep
Best Video presented by Q TV: Jessie J - Do It Like A Dude
Best Live Act: Biffy Clyro
Q Classic Song presented by Zippo: Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Q Outstanding Contribution To Music: Siouxsie Sioux
Q Hall Of Fame: Queen
For more live updates today - including news from the aftershow which is kicking off in the next few hours - head to Twitter.com/qmagazine or Facebook.com/qmagazine, plus watch interviews with the winners and presenters at Youtube.com/Q4music now.
2:48 PM | 24/10/2011
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