Arctic Monkeys set for triumph at Q awards

Mercury Prize-winners Arctic Monkeys are leading the nominations for this year's hotly anticipated Q music awards, with nods in an impressive four categories.

Mercury Prize-winners Arctic Monkeys are leading the nominations for this year's hotly anticipated Q music awards, with nods in an impressive four categories.

The rockers are up against competition from chart-topper Lily Allen, Corinne Bailey Rae, The Kooks and Orson for the accolade of Best New Act at the legendary British music magazine's honours ceremony.

The Mardy Bum stars are also up for Best Album with their 2005 debut release Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not, Best Live Act and Best Track, for I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor.

Rockers Muse have three nominations, including a nod in the Best Album category for Black Holes and Revelations.

Kasabian also are nominated in the Best Album category for new disc Empire, alongside Keane's Under The Iron Sea, Razorlight's eponymous new release and Snow Patrol's smash hit Eyes Open, and Arctic Monkeys.

Muse are also nominees in the Best Act in the World Today, against last year's winners Coldplay, Oasis, U2 and the Red Chili Peppers.

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