17 September 2009

Oasis Up For Top Gong Despite Split













Oasis are in the running for the title of world's best act at a top music awards bash - even though they recently split.

The band, whose guitarist Noel Gallagher quit last month, have been shortlisted for the best act in the world today gong at the Q Awards, against Kings Of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, Coldplay and Muse.

Oasis will also compete for the best live act award at the event next month, against acts like U2, Blur and Take That.

Source: The Press Association

More from www.independent.co.uk full article here.

Noel and brother Liam have been invited to the event, organised by Q magazine at the Grosvenor House Hotel, but they have both kept a low profile since their increasing rift led to Noel quitting just moments before a gig in Paris.

A trio of acts lead the field with three nominations each - Kasabian, Arctic Monkeys and Florence & The Machine. U2, Dizzee Rascal and Lady GaGa are among the acts with a pair of mentions on the shortlist.

Q's editor-in-chief Paul Rees said: "The Q Awards prides itself on honouring the best popular music of the year and the 2009 vintage is no exception. Once again the nominations prove that great music continues to be made across a broad range of styles."

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