Winners announced: 9 July 2017 at the Savoy Hotel, and broadcast on Sky Arts 12 July.

South Bank Sky Arts Awards – Nominations 2017

Classical Music
Tom Coult, Spirit of the Staircase, London Sinfonietta/Martyn Brabbins
Dunedin Consort, Monteverdi Vespers, Lammermuir
Philharmonia Orchestra, Stravinsky: Myths & Rituals

FestivalComedy

Camping, Sky Atlantic
Fleabag, BBC Three
People Just Do Nothing, BBC Three

Dance

English National Ballet, Akram Khan’s Giselle
Richard Alston Dance Company, An Italian in Madrid
Northern Ballet, Jane Eyre

Film
American Honey
I, Daniel Blake
Under the Shadow

Literature

The Gustav Sonata, Rose Tremain
The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between, Hisham Matar
Swing Time, Zadie Smith

Opera

4.48 Psychosis, Royal Opera House
Nothing, Glyndebourne Youth Opera
Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring Cycle), Opera North

Pop Music
The 1975, I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it
David Bowie, Blackstar
Skepta, Konnichiwa

Theatre
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Palace Theatre
The Shakespeare Trilogy, Donmar at King’s Cross
Yerma, Young Vic

TV Drama
Happy Valley, BBC One
Philharmonia Orchestra, Stravinsky: Myths & Rituals
National Treasure, Channel 4
The Crown, Netflix

Visual Art
John Akomfrah, Vertigo Sea
George Shaw: My Back to Nature
Artangel, Inside: Artists and Writers in Reading Prison

Times Breakthrough Nominees:
Classical -Sheku Kanneh-Mason Comedy – Kieran Hodgson Dance – Vidya Patel
Film – Lewis MacDougall Literature – Joseph Knox Opera – Natalya Romaniw
Pop Music – Sampha Theatre – Kate O’Flynn
TV Drama – Malachi Kirby Visual Art – Rachel Kneebone