Travis, Coldplay nominated thrice for prestigious Q awards

Nominees for the annual Q awards went down yesterday, with Travis and Coldplay each grabbing three nominations. The event was held at London's Sound Republic with special performances by Doves (who received nominations for Best Album and Best New Act), Badly Drawn Boy (this years Mercury Prize winner) played not one but two acoustic sets. BDB (a.k.a. Damon Gough) was asked to re-do his version of the Shining because according to him "it was shit." Travis' three nominations included Best Video, Best Live Act, and Best Act In The World as Coldplay snatched the Best Single, Best Album, and Best New Act nods.

Here is a complete list of Q award nominees. The ceremony will go down on October 31 at London's Park Lane Hotel.

Best Video

Travis Coming Around
Kelis Caught Out There
Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication
Bloodhound Gang The Bad Touch
Eminem The Real Slim Shady
Limp Bizkit My Generation

Best Single

Coldplay Yellow
David Gray Babylon
Moloko The Time Is Now
Eminem The Real Slim Shady
Limp Bizkit Take A Look Around

Best Album

Doves Lost Souls
Primal Scream Exterminator
Muse Showbiz
Badly Drawn Boy The Hour Of Bewilderbeast
Coldplay Parachutes

Best New Act

Badly Drawn Boy

Best Live Act

Primal Scream
The Chemical Bros

Best Act In The World

Manic Street Preachers

Best Producer

Dr Dre for Eminems The Marshall Mathers LP
Chris Power & Guy Chambers for Robbie Williams Sing When You're Winning
Artful Dodger Artful for Artful Dodger
Dave Eringa & George Brakoulias for Toploader's Onkas Big Moka
Ross Robinson for Slipknots Slipknot

Source: MUSIC 365

Travis, Coldplay nominated thrice for prestigious Q awards