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Billie Eilish, The 1975 and Stormzy lead Q Award nominations as battle for best track begins

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The artists have earned their fair share of nods (Picture: Rex)

Billie Eilish, The 1975 and Stormzy have led the Q Award nominations as music royalty prepares to be honoured at Camdens Roundhouse next month.

The magazine will celebrate all things music at the ceremony on 16 October.

Billie and The 1975 secured four nods each, with the Bad Guy hitmaker up for best track, best solo act, best album, and best act in the world today.

Meanwhile, the beloved band will be competing against Billie in best track, best album, and best act in the world today, with them also earning a nod for best live performance.

Billie Eilish
The Bad Guy hitmaker has had a huge year (Picture: WireImage)

Not too shabby.

Stormzy follows closely behind with three nominations after his iconic Glastonbury performance earlier this year (best track, best solo act, and best act in the world today), with Lewis Capaldi also racking up three nods after the success of his album Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent.

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Little Simz, slowthai, AJ Tracey, Liam Gallagher, Lana Del Rey and Dave are also among the artists to earn nominations for this years ceremony.

Biffy Clyro are also set to headline a sold-out concert on the night before the big event.

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Stormzy gave an iconic performance at Glastonbury earlier this year (Picture: Getty Images)

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Billie looks to be having an epic year for awards after she was a big winner at the MTV VMAs back in August.

Earning three awards for best new artist, push artist of the year and best editing for hit song Bad Guy, the singers winning spree doesnt look to be slowing down any time soon.

Lewis Capaldi
Lewis rose to fame after his album Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish extent (Picture: Getty Images)

However, the star recently revealed it hasnt been a smooth journey, explaining that she didnt think she would make it to age 17.

The teen pop sensation has been open about her ongoing mental health srtuggles and in 2018 revealed she has Tourette Syndrome, causing her to have tic attacks.

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I was a 16-year-old girl who was really unstable… I didnt think that I would even make it to this age, she said. I felt like nothing mattered; every single thing was pointless. Not just in my life, but everything in the whole world.

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Nevertheless, she went on to explain to Elle that shes now in the happiest place of her life.

Q Awards 2019

Q Breakthrough Act
Gerry Cinnamon
Little Simz
Rosalia
Lewis Capaldi
slowthai
Fontaines D.C.
AJ Tracey
Easy Life
Pale Waves
Sam Fender
Working Mens Club
Self Esteem

Q Best Track
People – The 1975
Vossi Bop – Stormzy
Bad Guy – Billie Eilish
Must I Evolve – JARV IS
Juice – Lizzo
Cellophane – FKA twigs
Incapable – Roisin Murphy
Ladbroke Grove – AJ Tracey
Harmony Hall – Vampire Weekend
Someone You Loved – Lewis Capaldi

Q Best Album
Eton Alive – Sleaford Mods
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? – Billie Eilish
A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships – The 1975
Norman F***ing Rockwell – Lana Del Rey
Remind Me Tomorrow – Sharon Van Etten
Nothing Great About Britain – slowthai
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