Q Awards 1994-1996

After a few years, the Q Awards start to become better documented…

1994

October 1994 saw the fifth Q Awards ceremony. Here’s a couple of pictures of Blur looking happy.

Best Album

Winner: Blur for Parklife

Best Reissue / Compilation

Winner: Various Artists for Tougher Than Tough

Best Live Act

Winner: Pink Floyd

Best Act in the World Today

Winner: R.E.M.

Best New Act

Winner: Oasis

Best Producer

Winner: Stephen Street

Songwriter Award

Winner: Morrissey

Q Inspiration Award

Winner: The Kinks

Merit Award

Winner: U2

1995

October 1995 saw the sixth Q Awards ceremony, hosted by Danny Kelly and Mark Ellen.

BEST ALBUM

Winner: Blur for The Great Escape

BEST REISSUE / COMPILATION

Winner: Various Artists for Help

BEST LIVE ACT

Winner: Oasis

BEST ACT IN THE WORLD TODAY

Winner: R.E.M.

BEST NEW ACT

Winner: Supergrass

BEST PRODUCER

Winner: Tricky

SONGWRITER AWARD

Winner: Van Morrison

Q INSPIRATION AWARD

Winner: David Bowie / Brian Eno

MERIT AWARD

Winner: Eric Clapton

1996

Park Lane Hotel, London, on 8 November 1996 saw the seventh Q Awards ceremony, and was also the tenth year of Q Magazine, so saw something of a celebration. Here’s a picture of Suggs giving someone a high five, and here’s a very happy Brian Eno. Here are some scans of Elvis Costello and Rod Stewart from Q Magazine, January 1997.

BEST ALBUM

Winner: Manic Street Preachers for Everything Must Go

BEST REISSUE / COMPILATION

Winner: The Beatles for Anthology

BEST LIVE ACT

Winner: Pulp

BEST ACT IN THE WORLD TODAY

Winner: Oasis

BEST NEW ACT

Winner: Alanis Morissette

BEST PRODUCER

Winner: John Leckie

SONGWRITER AWARD

Winner: Rod Stewart

Q INSPIRATION AWARD

Winner: U2

MERIT AWARD

Winner: Eric Clapton

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