Winners announced: 5 June 2016 at the Savoy Hotel, and broadcast on Sky Arts 8 June 2016.

South Bank Sky Arts Awards – Nominations 2016

Classical music
• Stephen Hough International Piano Series: Debussy and Chopin, Royal Festival Hall
• City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra: Andris Nelsons’ Farewell Concert, Symphony Hall
• Mark Simpson: The Immortal

Literature
• Sarah Hall: The Wolf Border
• Sunjeev Sahota: The Year of the Runaways
• Tessa Hadley: The Past

Theatre
• Oresteia, Almeida Theatre
• People, Places & Things, National Theatre and Headlong
• Hangmen, Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court Theatre

Pop
• Benjamin Clementine: At Least for Now
• Years & Years: Communion
• Sleaford Mods: Key Markets

Comedy
• Catastrophe, Channel 4
• Peter Kay’s Car Share, BBC1
• Chewing Gum, E4

TV drama
• Wolf Hall, BBC 2
• Humans, Channel 4
• Doctor Foster, BBC 1

Opera
• Krόl Roger, Royal Opera House
• Saul, Glyndebourne
• Force of Destiny, English National Opera

Visual Art
• Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery), British Library
• Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Verses After Dusk, Serpentine Gallery
• Banksy: Dismaland Bemusement Park

Film
• Ex Machina
• 45 Years
• Brooklyn

Dance
• Woolf Works, Royal Ballet
• 1984, Northern Ballet
• Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me), Lost Dog