The Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA’s) recognises the best new Scottish music, shining a spotlight across an eclectic range of contemporary music genres. 2019 marks the tenth anniversary of music awards taking place at Saint Luke’s Glasgow, on Friday 25th October.
The ceremony will include live performances by psych rockers The Cosmic Dead, hip hop visionary Chlobocop, and Dumfries punks Franky’s Evil Party whilst being hosted by new music champion Jim Gellatly and poet Leyla Josephine.
The 2019 SAMA’s nominations are:
Best Newcomer in association with The Academy Of Music & Sound
Best Electronic in association with citizenM hotels
Best Hip Hop in association with Help Musicians Scotland
Billy Got Waves
Nova Scotia The Truth
Best Acoustic in association with BTO BeCreative
Best Live Act in association with Musicians Union
The Vegan Leather
Best Metal in association with Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow
From Sorrow To Serenity
Best Rock/Alternative in association with Beezer
A three day public vote will open on Monday 14th October on the SAMA’s website, with the winners being announced live at Saint Lukes. For more information on the awards visit: http://officialSAMA.co.uk The SAMA’s are an independently ran music award. Many of Scotland’s biggest acts right now are previous SAMA’s winners, including Gerry Cinnamon, Lewis Capaldi, Be Charlotte, Fatherson, The Ninth Wave & many more.