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Muse in the running for top music award

By HEGuyH  |  Posted: September 07, 2013


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TEIGNMOUTH supergroup Muse have been nominated for one of live music's top awards.

The three-piece outfit are up for the Best Live Act title in the 2013 Q Awards.

They face opposition from Arctic Monkeys, Stone Roses, Foals and Mumford and sons in the category.

This year's Q Awards take place on Monday, 21 October in London.

Voting is taking place online. Strangely, the selectors seem to have overlooked the Herald Express/Torbay Carnival Big Bang on Paignton Green when drawing up the Best Event shortlist.

The full shortlists are:

Q Best New Act


Palma Violets

Laura Mvula

Jagwar Ma


Valerie June

Tom Odell

Jake Bugg

Q Best Track

Daft Punk ft Pharrell Williams - Get Lucky

Arctic Monkeys - Do I Wanna Know?

David Bowie - Where Are We Now?

Ellie Goulding - Burn

Robin Thicke ft TI and Pharrell - Blurred Lines

Q Best Album Presented By Bose

David Bowie - The Next Day

Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires Of The City

Foals - Holy Fire

Daft Punk - Random Access Memories

Biffy Clyro - Opposites

Q Best Live Act

Arctic Monkeys

Mumford & Sons


The Stone Roses


Q Best Video

Daft Punk ft Pharrell Williams - Get Lucky

David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)

Manic Street Preachers - Show Me The Wonder

Vampire Weekend - Diane Young

Beady Eye - Shine A Light

Q Best Solo Artist Presented By Citroën

David Bowie

Jake Bugg

Laura Marling

Ellie Goulding

John Grant

Q Best Act In The World Today

David Bowie

Vampire Weekend

Arctic Monkeys

Biffy Clyro


Q Best Event


David Bowie at the V&A

Kraftwerk at Tate Modern

The Rolling Stones in Hyde Park


The Killers at Wembley Stadium & The Garage

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