The venue is booked, the judges are sharpening their pencils (pencils are actually banned — we're keeping it Strictly Pen) and the nominees are elsewhere and/or unaware it's evening happening: The 2009 Popjustice Twenty Quid Music Prize is upon us!
By 10.30ish tonight one of the following British pop singles will have been crowned the best of the last twelve months, earning its creator/s twenty quid (cash).
'Beat Again' by JLS
'Better Off As Two' by Frankmusik
'I'm Not Alone' by Calvin Harris
'In For The Kill' by La Roux
'Love Etc' by Pet Shop Boys
'Method Of Modern Love' by Saint Etienne
'New In Town' by Little Boots
'Take Me Back' by Tinchy Stryder
'The Promise' by Girls Aloud
'Up' by The Saturdays
'The Boy Does Nothing' by Alesha Dixon
'The Fear' by Lily Allen
@Popjustice's Twitter followers can keep up with the evening from 6pm onwards via the #twentyquid hashtag and may even be called on to settle a few arguments, so keep your eyes peeled…