Eight more greats - the category winners

Music - Paolo Nutini Singer-songwriter Nutini, 23, the UK's biggest selling male artist in 2009 and 2010, won the prestigious Ivor Novello Award this year with his album Sunny Side Up.

Business - John March, Big DNA

The firm he founded has won multi-million-pound backing to develop systems for delivering vaccines that use DNA rather than traditional methods.

Sport - Chris Paterson

Became the first Scot to win 100 rugby caps for his country in February 2010. He won his 101st cap against South Africa last month.

Art - Richard Demarco

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The Edinburgh-born artist, 80 this year, has long been an influential advocate for contemporary art.

Writing - Andrew O'Hagan

His novel, The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe, is narrated by the screen star's Maltese terrier.

Screen - Martin Compston

He planned to pursue a career in football but won the lead role in Ken Loach's 2002 film Sweet Sixteen.

Food - Roy Brett, Ondine

His seafood restaurant in Edinburgh, Ondine, has won a series of awards this year.

Environment - Isle of Eigg Trust

It won the 300,000 Big Green Challenge, and plans to use the cash for a wood fuel business.