Nominations for the Scottish Alternative Music Awards announced for 2018
- Henry Northmore
- 9 October 2018
Awards shining a spotlight on the best in rock, metal, hip hop, acoustic, electronic and live music
The Scottish Alternative Music Awards are returning for their ninth year and have today announced the nominations across seven categories (Best Acoustic, Rock/Alternative, Newcomer, Live Act, Electronic, Metal and Hip Hop) showcasing some of the best music and acts across the country.
'This year's nominations show the incredibly diverse music culture that exists across Scotland,' explains SAMAs Director Richy Muirhead. 'The SAMAs will be a giant celebration and opportunity for many people to discover new and exciting artists.'
The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Thu 25 October at St Luke's in Glasgow, hosted by Jim Gellatly and Laura Boyd, with live sets from Blanck Mass and The Vegan Leather. Tickets are available now.
The full nominations for 2018:
Best Acoustic sponsored by Assai UK
Blue Rose Code
Best Rock/Alternative sponsored by Eventbrite UK
Declan Welsh & The Decadent West
Best Newcomer sponsored by The Academy Of Music & Sound
Best Live Act sponsored by XpoNorth
Future Get Down
Best Electronic sponsored by citizenM hotel
Best Metal sponsored by Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow
Bleed From Within
Best Hip Hop sponsored by Help Musicians Scotland
The Honey Farm
Scottish Alternative Music Awards, St Lukes, Glasgow, Thu 25 Oct.