The BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards is being held in the north-east of Scotland for the first time this winter.
The ceremony – which will be presented by Gary Lineker, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan – will take place at P&J Live in Aberdeen on December 15 and is expected to attract thousands of people.
The event has only taken place in Scotland once before – in 2014 at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow.
The BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards will be live-streamed on BBC One and is expected to be watched by millions of people.
The gongs up for grabs include: Sports Personality of the Year, Greatest Sporting Moment, World Sport Star of the Year, Coach of the Year, Young Sports Personality of the Year and the Lifetime Achievement award.
P&J Live’s head of entertainment Louise Stewart said having the BBC ceremony held in Aberdeen is a “game changer for the venue and the city”.
She added: “We are ecstatic to be working with the BBC Sports team and the wider Aberdeen stakeholder group on this flagship event.
“Hosting an event such as this was absolutely at the forefront of the city’s vision when planning this transformational project.”
BBC Sport director Barbara Slater added: “It’s been an extraordinary year of sport so far with many incredible moments and surely more to come.
“I have no doubt Aberdeen will be an excellent host city to help us celebrate them.”
The inaugural BBC Festival of Sport event will also take place in Aberdeen prior to the awards.
The event, which will give locals the chance to try a variety of sporting activities with BBC Sport talent, will run from December 13-14,
Nominations for this year’s Sports Personality of the Year Unsung Hero Award opened on Tuesday and can be made by clicking here.
General tickets go on sale on Friday October 11 at 9am from pandjlive.com.