Klaxons miss out in best Album category...
James Dannatt

12:24 13th September 2007

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The nominations for this years Q Awards bash were announced last night and Amy Winehouse is set to do battle with the Arctic Monkey’s for the best album.

Winehouse failed to scoop the top prize at this years Mercury Awards and will be hoping to win the gong for her album ‘Back to Black’ to lift the troubled stars luck.

Mercury award winning Klaxons do not figure on the best album list but are up for best new act alongside number one selling artists The Enemy and Scotland’s The View.

With impressive performances at a host of summer festivals this year Kasabian are up for best live act but face tough competition from Muse, Arcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys and The Killers.

After last years controversies including the Arctic Monkeys slagging off Take That and Liam Gallagher apparently visiting a Zoo to explain his absence from the event, it expected to be an equally entertaining night the Grosvenor Hotel in London on October 8.

The full nominations are as follows:

Best New Act
The Enemy
Cherry Ghost
The Pigeon Detectives
The View

Best Track
Manic Street Preachers - Your Love Alone Is Not Enough
Kaiser Chiefs - Ruby
Hard-Fi - Suburban Knights
Athlete - Hurricane
Muse - Knights Of Cydonia

Best Breakthrough Artist
Kate Nash
Jack Penate
Jamie T
Calvin Harris

Best Video
Lily Allen - Alfie
The White Stripes - Icky Thump
Kaiser Chiefs - Ruby
Bjork - Earth Intruders
The Killers - Bones

Best Live Act
Arcade Fire
The Killers
Arctic Monkeys

Best Album
Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare
Amy Winehouse - Back To Black
Kaiser Chiefs - Yours Truly, Angry Mob
Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
Manic Street Preachers - Send Away The Tigers

Best Act In The World Today
The Killers
Arctic Monkeys
Foo Fighters

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