Emeli Sande wins Q Award
Singer crowned best solo artist
EMELI Sande has scooped another major award as it was revealed she is set to embark on a major US tour.
The North-east superstar beat Noel Gallagher and Adele to be crowned best solo artist at the Q Awards.
Former Alford schoolgirl Emeli received her latest prize at a star-studded celebrity bash in London, attended by the likes of Blur, the Manic Street Preachers and Dr Dre.