U2 and Oasis nominated as world's best act in Q Awards

Oasis have bagged five nominations for this year’s Q Awards.

Oasis have bagged five nominations for this year’s Q Awards.

The band are up for Best Act In The World Today - nine years after they first won it - along with Irish supergroup U2.

They are also nominated for Best Live Act, Best Album, Best Video and Best Track.

Their latest album Don’t Believe The Truth was heralded by critics as a return to form.

Coldplay have four nominations, including Best Album for X&Y.

If they win, it will be third time in a row – they scooped the award for Parachutes in 2000 and A Rush Of Blood To The Head in 2002.

Newcomer James Blunt is up for three awards – Best New Act, Best Album for Back To Bedlam and Best Single for the chart-topping You’re Beautiful.

The Q Awards take place on October 10 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

Last year Elton John made headlines with his rant at Madonna, in which he accused her of miming during her live tour.

Main Nominations:

Best New Act

:: Hard-Fi

:: Kaiser Chiefs

:: Jem

:: Magic Numbers

:: MIA

:: James Blunt

Best Track (formerly Best Single)

:: James Blunt – You’re Beautiful

:: U2 – Vertigo

:: Oasis – The Importance of Being Idle

:: KT Tunstall – Black Horse and The Cherry Tree

:: Coldplay – Fix You

Best Live Act

:: Green Day

:: U2

:: Oasis

:: Muse

:: Coldplay

Best Album

:: Oasis – Don’t Believe The Truth

:: Coldplay – X&Y

:: James Blunt – Back to Bedlam

:: Kaiser Chiefs – Employment

:: Goldfrapp – Supernature

Best Video

:: Oasis – The Importance of Being Idle

:: The White Stripes – Blue Orchid

:: Gorillaz – Feel Good Inc

:: Gwen Stefani – What You Waiting For

:: Green Day – Boulevard of Broken Dreams

Best Act In The World Today

:: Coldplay

:: Green Day

:: U2

:: Oasis

:: Muse

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