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Origin Teignmouth, Devon, England, UK
Genre(s) Alternative Rock
New prog
Space Rock
Years active 1994—present
Label(s) East West Records
Mushroom Records
Warner Music Group
Website Website
Matt Bellamy
Dominic Howard
Chris Wolstenholme

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Muse, Kasabian, Robert Plant Triumph At Q Awards 2009

October 26, 2009
Muse, Kasabian, Robert Plant Triumph At Q Awards 2009Muse 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 Robert 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.

(by Jason Gregory)

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