Fans have voted and the shortlisted nominees for the 2017 Q Awards are in.
Revealed a short time ago at a nominations party in central London, it was revealed that Stormzy, Ed Sheeran and Liam Gallagher are leading the nods this year, being recognised in three categories each.
Ed is up for Q Best Track for Shape of You, Q Best Solo Artist and Q Best Act in the World Today, with Stormzy being honoured in the Q Best Live Act and Q Best Solo Artist blocks, while his Number 1 album Gang Signs & Prayer, also shortlisted for this year's Mercury Prize, is up for Q Best Album.
Liam Gallagher is in contention for Q Best Track, Q Best Live Act and Q Best Solo Artist.
Lorde leads the way for female nominees, fighting for glory in the Q Best Track and Q Best Live Act brackets. Other nominees include Kendrick Lamar, Kasabian, The xx, Lana Del Rey, Adele and The Rolling Stones.
The Q Breakthrough Act award will also be hotly contested, with the likes of Rag'n'Bone Man, Sampha, The Big Moon and Stefflon Don in the running.
The public can cast their votes now, with voting closing on Friday, 6 October. For the very first time for 2017, the public could choose the shortlist from a longlist compiled by the Q editorial team, with over a half a million votes cast. This year’s ceremony will take place on Wednesday, 18 October at The Roundhouse in Camden.
The nominees for the 2017 Q Awards are as follows:
Q Breakthrough Act Presented by Red Stripe:
The Big Moon
Q Best Track Presented by Flare Audio
Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
Lorde - Green Light
Kendrick Lamar - Humble
Kasabian - You're In Love With A Psycho
Liam Gallagher - Wall Of Glass
Q Best Album
Gorillaz - Humanz
Kendrick Lamar - DAMN
Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer
Sleaford Mods – English Tapas
The xx – I See You
Q Best Live Act Presented by The Cavern Club
Q Best Solo Artist Presented by Help Musicians UK
Lana Del Rey
Q Best Act In The World Today Presented by Buster + Punch
Queens Of The Stone Age
Q Best Film Presented by Pretty Green
Bunch Of Kunst (Sleaford Mods)
The Inertia Variations (The The)
Eagles Of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends)
The Rolling Stones – Havana Moon
American Valhalla (Iggy Pop & Josh Homme)