Coventry will be the next UK City of Culture in 2021.
The announcement, made by Arts Minister John Glen, comes as the current UK City of Culture, Hull's year-long celebration nears an end.
The competition is held every four years, with Derry-Londonderry the first winner in 2013.
Here is the moment those backing the bid found out they won:
Tonight, Phil Redmond the chair of the City of Culture 2021 committee said Stoke On Trent along with the other contenders, shouldn't be too disappointed:
Our reporter Callum Watkinson was in Stoke-On-Trent this evening, where, although there were disappointed faces, many saw the benefits of being part of the process:
Elsewhere in Coventry there are plans to celebrate late in to the night, Keith Wilkinson joined the party:
Despite the title, the award is not restricted only to cities, and Scottish representative Paisley is the first town to make the final shortlist.
Coventry, Paisley, Stoke-on-Trent, Sunderland and Swansea were all in the running for the title - which is credited with attracting major investment to former winners - in 2021.