The wait is over. The nominations for the South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2014 have been announced.
David Bowie, Broadchurch , and Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa are amongst the nominees which is the only awards ceremony to to celebrate the UK's achievements across all genres of the arts.
Melyvn Bragg will once again act as master of ceremonies at the event on Monday 27 January at the Dorchester Hotel in London and the award itself will be designed by the legendary pop artist Sir Peter Blake, who famously co-created the album sleeve for The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
'Once again, the list of nominees for the South Bank Sky Arts Awards shows that the UK arts landscape is as vibrant as ever. Its vital to honour the excellence of artists, performers, musicians and authors especially at this time, and were very glad that we can do this,' commented Melvyn Bragg.
The awards will be broadcast on Sky Arts 1 on Thursday 30 January 2014 at 9.30pm.
Here's the full list of nominees:
The Rest Is Noise, Various Artists, Southbank Centre
Songs from the Same Earth, Harrison Birtwistle, The Britten Festival, Aldeburgh Festival
Totentanz, Thomas Ades, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall
Psychobitches Sky Arts
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa Baby Cow
Bridget Christie: A Bic for Her - Edinburgh Fringe Festival & Soho Theatre
Atomos, Wayne McGregor | Random Dance
Dracula, Mark Bruce Company
Le Corsaire, English National Ballet
The Selfish Giant
Life After Life, Kate Atkinson
The Kills, Richard House
Marriage Material, Sathnam Sanghera
Written on Skin, Royal Opera House
Paul Bunyan, Welsh National Youth Opera
Grimes on the Beach, Aldeburgh Festival
David Bowie, The Next Day
Arctic Monkeys, AM
Othello, National Theatre
Let The Right One In, National Theatre of Scotland by arrangement with Marla Rubin Productions Ltd and Bill Kenwright, in association with Dundee Rep Theatre
Chimerica, Headlong and Almeida Theatre co-production, produced in the West End by Sonia Friedman Productions
The Fall, BBC Two
Top of the Lake, BBC Two
Katie Paterson, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge and as part of Tipping Point, Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Michael Landy: Saints Alive, The National Gallery
Sarah Lucas: Situation, Whitechapel Gallery
Times Breakthrough Award Nominees
Classical: Anna Clyne
Comedy: Nick Helm
Dance: Alexander Whitley
Film: Jack O'Connell
Literature: Evie Wyld
Opera: Alessandro Talevi
Pop Music: King Krule
Theatre: Cush Jumbo
TV Drama: Zawe Ashton
Visual Art: Oscar Murillo
The Outstanding Achievement Award, in association with The Dorchester, will be announced on the day.