As this isn't available on the British Soap Awards website for fans to vote on, I guess it means it's a panel decision and the results will be announced on the night. We can vote for Best Soap Actor, Best Soap Actress and Best Soap - vote here.
Connor took to twitter to express his delight:
Is Pat Phelan up there with soap's best ever villain, Richard Hillman? You decide!Delighted and humbled to be Shortlisted 4 Villain of the Year @SoapAwards big thanks to the S/liners,Writers, Directors and Cast @itvcorrie— Connor McIntyre (@connor9mcintyre) May 3, 2016
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