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Jason Gregory

14:52 26th October 2009

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Muse have been named Best Act In The World at the Q Awards in London.

The Devon three-piece fought off competition from Coldplay, Kings of Leon and the recently disbanded Oasis to claim the prize.

Arctic Monkeys, who were also shortlisted for the award, were named Best Live Act.

Kasabian won Best Album for 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum', while Lily Allen's 'The Fear' took home the award for Best Track.

White Lies were named Best New Act and Kanye West's protege Mr Hudson picked up the prize for Best Breakthrough.

The annual awards ceremony at the Grosvenor hotel also recognised a number of classic acts.

Led Zeppelin singer Robet Plant won the Outstanding Contribution prize, while The Specials picked up the Inspiration award.

Marianne Faithfull was presented with the Q Icon award by Jarvis Cocker and the recently reformed Spandau Ballet won Q Idol.

You can see musicians on the red carpet at today's ceremony below.

Q Awards 2009

  • Lily Allen

  • Spandau Ballet

  • The Noisettes

  • Pixie Lott

  • The Specials

  • Fearne Cotton

  • White Lies

  • Sophie Ellis Bextor

  • Robert Plant & Al 'The Pub Landlord' Murray

  • Muse

  • James Cu..., sorry, Blunt

  • Kasabian

  • Steel Panther

  • Kelly Jones and guest

  • Corinne Baley Rae

  • Justin Lee Collins

  • Suggs

  • Marianne Faithful

  • Muse

  • Kasabian

  • Yusuf Islam

  • Robert Plant

  • Holly Johnson

  • Lily Allen

  • Pixie Lott

  • Gary Numan

  • Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet

  • Al Murray

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