Q Awards winners revealed: Emeli Sande wins best solo artist

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Sing when you're winning: Emeli Sande has had a tremendous 2012

Scottish singer Emeli Sande has continued her fabulous year so far with another awards win, while Pulp and Blur also won major prizes at this year's Q Awards.

She was named best solo artist at today’s event, beating stars Noel Gallagher and Adele in the process.

Sande, who performed at both the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2012 Olympic Games in London, said she was honoured to win and that Q had "supported me from the start".

Electronic duo Underworld, who put together the music for the 2012 Games, received the Innovation In Sound award from director Danny Boyle.

Psychedelic indie group Django Django, who formed after meeting in Edinburgh, won in the new act category.

Muse were named best act in the world, while Blur took the trophy for best live act and Jarvis Cocker picked up the Inspiration Award for his band Pulp.

Plan B's Ill Manors won track of the year, legendary soul singer Bobby Womack took home the best album award for The Bravest Man in the Universe, and Keane's Disconnected won best video.

Q's editor Andrew Harrison said: "It's been the most incredible year for British music. Our bands and our anthems transformed the Olympics.”

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