and Arctic Monkeys
all emerged triumphant at the 2006 Q Music Awards in London today, taking home two awards each. Oasis was named "Best Act In The World Today" while the band's Noel Gallagher
took home the "Classic Songwriter" award at the Grosvenor Hotel ceremony.
U2 guitarist The Edge collected a prize for "Innovation In Sound." He also picked up the "Band Of Bands" award, given to U2 for collecting the most votes from the readers of the British magazine the lifetime of the Q Awards.
Arctic Monkeys received both "The People's Choice Award" and "Best Album" for Whatever People Say I Am That's What I'm Not.
Elsewhere, The Who
were honored with the "Legend Award," Gnarls Barkley's
"Crazy" was named "Best Track," while Smokey Robinson
was recognised for his "Outstanding Contribution To Music."
The full list of winners at the 2006 Q Awards is:
Best New Act - Corinne Bailey Rae
Best Track - Crazy By Gnarls Barkley
Best Video - When You Were Young By The Killers
Inspiration Award - A-Ha
Outstanding Contribution To Music - Smokey Robinson
Groundbreaker Award - Primal Scream
Icon Award - Jeff Lynne
Idol Award - Take That
Outstanding Performance - Faithless
Innovation In Sound - U2’s
Classic Songwriter - Noel Gallagher
Lifetime Achievement Award - Peter Gabriel
Merit Award - Manic Street Preachers
Classic Song - Karma Chameleon By Culture Club
Best Live Act - Muse
Best Album - Whatever People Say I Am That’s What I’m Not By Arctic Monkeys
The People’s Choice Award - Arctic Monkeys
Best Act In The World Today - Oasis
Legend Award - The Who
Band Of Bands - U2