Womack wins Q best album award, Blur, Muse honored

American soul veteran Bobby Womack won Q magazine’s best album award on Monday for ‘The Bravest Man in the Universe,’ beating out younger competition including London indie band The Maccabees and Paul Weller. Womack’s first album of original material since 1994’s ‘Resurrection’ was co-produced by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and Richard Russell of XL Recordings, the label behind chart queen Adele, and featured Lana Del Rey among the guest artists.