Liam Gallagher, Stormzy and Lorde among the nominees for the 2017 Q Awards

Ed Sheeran is also recognised in three categories.

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.

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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:

Rag’n’Bone Man

HMLTD

Shame

Stefflon Don

The Big Moon

Pumarosa

Girl Ray

Formation

The Moonlandingz

Sampha

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

Stormzy

The Killers

Radiohead

Lorde

Liam Gallagher

Q Best Solo Artist Presented by Help Musicians UK

Ed Sheeran

Lana Del Rey

Liam Gallagher

Stormzy

St. Vincent

Q Best Act In The World Today Presented by Buster + Punch

Ed Sheeran

The 1975

Queens Of The Stone Age

Adele

Depeche Mode

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)

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