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
Winner: Mark Simpson: The Immortal

Stephen Hough International Piano Series: Debussy and Chopin, Royal Festival Hall
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra: Andris Nelsons’ Farewell Concert, Symphony Hall

Literature
Winner: Sunjeev Sahota: The Year of the Runaways

Sarah Hall: The Wolf Border
Tessa Hadley: The Past

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

Pop
Winner:Benjamin Clementine: At Least for Now

Years & Years: Communion
Sleaford Mods: Key Markets

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

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

Opera
Winner: Force of Destiny, English National Opera

Krόl Roger, Royal Opera House
Saul, Glyndebourne

Visual Art
Winner: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Verses After Dusk, Serpentine Gallery

Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery), British Library
Banksy: Dismaland Bemusement Park

Film
Winner: 45 Years

Ex Machina
Brooklyn

Dance
Winner: 1984, Northern Ballet

Woolf Works, Royal Ballet
Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me), Lost Dog

BreakthroughStormzy

Outstanding achievementEddie Izzard