On Monday, October 22nd Q – the UK’s leading monthly music magazine – will once again honour the best music of the last 12 months at one of the most prestigious and star-studded dates on the music calendar, The Q Awards 2012.

Who gets to attend and join the ranks of last year’s winners U2, Coldplay, Adele, Noel Gallagher, Gary Barlow, Jessie J, Tinie Tempah, Ed Sheeran, Biffy Clyro and Lana Del Ray in the hallowed Q hall of fame is down to the Great British public.

Voting for the Q Awards 2012, starts on Tuesday 31st July to vote simply go to www.Qthemusic.com the categories are

Best New Act presented by Merc
Best Track
Best Video
Best Album presented by Red Stag by Jim Beam
Best Live Act
Best Solo Artist
Best Act In The World Today

Everyone who votes online will be entered into a competition to win a pair of tickets to attend the event. Entrants must be over 18.

Q has shaped and influenced the UK music scene for over 25 years now. Every significant act to have emerged in that time – from U2 to Adele, Oasis to Rihanna, Radiohead to Laura Marling, Jay Z to Florence And The Machine, and countless more besides – has graced the magazine’s hallowed cover.

The world-renowned Q Awards are unlike any other UK music ceremony. With fewer than 450 guests, the event is a unique and intimate celebration with arguably the highest concentration of musical talent and fame in the world.