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Kasabian are the big winners of the 2014 Q Awards

7:58pm IST - 01:44

Rock band Kasabian win two awards, while Wilko Johnson announces he has got over what he thought was terminal cancer to pick up the Q Icon award. Helena Williams reports.

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EDITORS PLEASE NOTE THIS EDIT CONTAINS PROFANITY Kasabian were the big winners at this year's Q Awards, scooping up two trophies for Best Live Act and Best Act in the World Today. The British rock band kept it cool when they picked up their prizes… SOUNDBITE (English) KASABIAN MEMBER TOM MEIGHAN, SAYING: "Can I just thank everyone for making this record and touring and all that stuff that kind of shit. You know this year I run over my dad, right, and he survived, so this is for my old man. Love you dad." ….And kept the rock n roll flag flying on the red carpet. SOUNDBITE (English) KASABIAN MEMBER SERGIO PIZZORNO, SAYING: "I don't know, man. I mean, if you go and play in front of a lot of people, 3 people or 50 or whatever, and you can't harness that energy, it makes you feel that certain feeling, you know, that you can't control and you have the self-control to go on-line and eat healthy food and I just think you're in the wrong game. I just think 'wow' - surely there's more to it than that?" Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Elbow also picked up awards, but it was Wilko Johnson who stole the show by announcing that he's been cured of cancer. SOUNDBITE (English) MUSICIAN WILKO JOHNSON, SAYING: "The actual feeling that your life is coming to an end, you can't fake that, you've got to really believe it. So, I had this whole year of thinking that and really believing it, yeah, getting insights into lots of things and now I've got to get used to the idea that no, it's not. 'Oh no, I've got to carry on', so sort of between times, really." The guitarist also picked up a Q Icon award at the star-studded ceremony in London.

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Kasabian are the big winners of the 2014 Q Awards

7:58pm IST - 01:44

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