COLDPLAY lead the nominations for this year's Q magazine awards with four nods, it has been announced. The band, led by singer Chris Martin, are up for awards including best album and best act in the world today. Vampire Weekend and The Ting Tings have three nods each, while Kings of Leon, Nick Cave and The Last Shadow Puppets are all up for two. The annual ceremony will be held on 6 October at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London's Park Lane. Both nominees and winners are voted for by the magazine's readers. As well as being nominated for best act in the world and best album - for Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends - Coldplay are also up for best track and best video for their song Violet Hill. Vampire Weekend are up for best new act, best video - for A-Punk - and best album for their eponymous debut. The Ting Tings are also up for best new act as well as best track and best video for That's Not My Name. In the best album category, Vampire Weekend and Coldplay are up against The Last Shadow Puppets' The Age of the Understatement and Dig Lazarus, Dig by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. The album list is made up by Fleet Foxes with their eponymous album. - BBC