The BBC Music Awards returns for its third year tonight (12 December 2016). Hosted by Claudia Winkleman and Fearne Cotton, the evening will celebrate the biggest pop acts over the last 12 months with Adele, Coldplay and Justin Bieber amongst the top contenders.
The awards, which launched in 2014, will announce winners in the following categories: artist of the year, song of the year, Live Lounge performance of the year and album of the year. Before all the action kicks off, IBTimes UK has rounded up all the important information you need to know.
Time and place
The BBC Music Awards will take place at ExCel London on 12 December. The ceremony starts at 8:30pm and is expected to wrap up at around 10pm.
Artist of the year
Song of the year
Hello – Adele
Sorry – Justin Bieber
Work – Rihanna featuring Drake
Hymn For The Weekend – Coldplay featuring Beyonce
One Dance – Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla
Can't Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
7 Years – Lukas Graham
Runnin' (Lose It All) – Naughty Boy featuring Beyonce and Arrow Benjamin
Cake By The Ocean – DNCE
Here – Alessia Cara
Album of the year
25 – Adele
A Head Full Of Dreams – Coldplay
Alone In The Universe – Jeff Lynne's ELO
Watch Craig David's Live Lounge performance:
Love & Hate – Michael Kiwanuka
50 – Rick Astley
Live Lounge performance of the year
Usher – Climax
The 1975 covering One Direction's What Makes You Beautiful
Craig David covering Justin Bieber's Love Yourself
Emeli Sande – Hurts
Christine And The Queens covering Beyonce's Sorry
Watch Lukas Graham's BBC Music Awards-nominated 7 Years:
Where to watch
The awards will broadcast live on BBC One and the official BBC Music Awards website with live coverage on Radio 1 and Radio 2.