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In pictures: Q Awards arrivals

Coldplay

Coldplay were the big winners at this year's Q Magazine Awards. They won best act in the world today and best album for Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends.

Keane

Keane won best track for new single Spiralling. The band's third album, Perfect Symmetry, is released on 13 October and they're appearing at the BBC Electric Proms on 23 October.

Sugababes

Sugababes were out wearing lace and leggings to the award ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. The group's new single Girls is up four places to number four in this week's chart.

The Ting Tings

The Ting Tings had three nominations but lost out in all three categories including one for best track for their number one That's Not My Name, another for best new act and best video.

Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs took the title of best live act with the best new act award going to The Last Shadow Puppets and the breakthrough gong going to Duffy. John Mellencamp won the classic songwriter award.

Gabriella Cilmi

Sweet About Me singer Gabriella Cilmi also embraced lace but lost out in the breakthrough category. She was up against Adele, Santogold, Bon Iver and eventual winner Duffy.

Kelly Jones from Stereophonics

Kelly from Stereophonics turned up at the awards without the rest of his bandmates. The group have announced they're performing at the Little Noise Sessions with blues artist Seasick Steve on 10 November.

The Fratellis

The Fratellis were at the awards four months after the release of their second album, Here We stand. Other winners included Meat Loaf, who won the classic song award for Bat Out Of Hell.

Cerys Matthews

Cerys Matthews wore a red and pink outfit to the awards. Adam Ant, Tom Jones and comedian Al Murray were there as well. All nominees and winners were selected by readers of the magazine.

Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend won best video for A-Punk. They beat Hot Chip, Coldplay, Goldfrapp and The Ting Tings to the title but lost out in the best new act category to The Last Shadow Puppets.




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