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Adele has won twice at the 2011 Q Awards on 24 October in London. The singer, who missed the ceremony through illness leaving her producer Paul Epworth to do the honours, picked up the award for Q Best Female, while Rolling In The Deep was named Best Track at the ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel.
Coldplay were named Best Act In The World today in the public vote, while U2 were voted the Greatest Act Of The Last 25 Years in a special award to mark Q's birthday.
Other winners in the public vote included Ed Sheeran for Breakthrough Artist, Biffy Clyro for Best Live Act, while Q Best Male went to Tinie Tempah.
Meanwhile Noel Gallagher was honoured as Q Icon, Queen joined the Q Hall Of Fame, while Lana Del Rey was named the Next Big Thing by our specially assembled jury.
Gary Barlow, who is currently working as a judge on The X Factor, scooped the 2011 Q Award for Classic Songwriter.
The 2011 Q Awards ceremony took place at London's Grosvenor Hotel this afternoon, October 24, and saw some of the best contemporary acts recognised for their contributions to music over the past 12 months.
The winners of the 2011 Q Awards are:
Breakthrough Artist - Ed Sheeran
Best New Act presented by Orange Amplification - WU LYF
Q Classic Songwriter Winner - Gary Barlow
Best Track presented by Q Radiom - Adele's Rolling In The Deep
Q Innovation In Sound Winner - Kaiser Chiefs
Q Inspiration presented by YouYou Mentoring Winner - Fat Boy Slim
Q Next Big Thing presented by Nivea Visage - Lana Del Rey
Best Video presented by Q TV - Jessie J's Do It Like A Dude
Best Album - Bon Iver's Bon Iver
Best Live Act - Biffy Clyro
Q Classic Song presented by Zippo - Snow Patrol Chasing Cars
Q Icon Winner - Noel Gallagher
Q Best Male Artist presented by Merc - Tinie Tempah
Q Best Female Artist presented by Nivea Visage - Adele
Q Outstanding Contribution To Music - Siouxsie Sioux
Best Act In The World Today presented by First Drinks Brands - Coldplay
Hall Of Fame Winner - Queen
Greatest Act Of The Last 25 Years presented by BlackBerry Winner - U2