Duffy beats Adele for Q Awards gong
Oct 6 2008 WalesOnline
Duffy has beaten Adele to the Breakthrough Artist gong at today’s Q Awards - but Coldplay were the biggest winners. The band won Best Album and Best Act in the World Today at the annual showbiz bash.
The Last Shadow Puppets, a side project of Arctic Monkey Alex Turner, was named Best New Act and Keane won Best Track for Spiralling.
The Kaiser Chiefs took the title for Best Live Act and Grace Jones was named a Q Idol.
Adam Ant won the Q Icon award and David Gilmour the Outstanding Contribution to Music title.
The awards took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
Best New Act
The Last Shadow Puppets
Vampire Weekend, A-Punk
Q Classic Songwriter
Winner – John Mellencamp
Q Classic Song
Meat Loaf, Bat Out Of Hell
Best Live Act
Coldplay – Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
Q Innovation In Sound
Q Outstanding Contribution To Music
Best Act In The World Today