The nominees from this year’s SAMAs (the 28th edition) boast its most eclectic line-up yet, and a testament to the sheer scope of musical talent Scotland has to offer.
The public are asked to vote for the best nominee in each of the seven categories via online vote open from 12pm Monday 28th, till 5pm Wednesday 30th November using a system of one vote per IP address to ensure the winning results are fair and accurate. You can vote on officialsama.com/vote.
The results will be announced at a live prize-giving ceremony at Glasgow’s Saint Luke’s on 8th December hosted by new music champion Jim Gellatly and poet Leyla Josephine.
Best Newcomer sponsored by The Academy of Music & Sound
Best Acoustic sponsored by BTO BeCreative
Best Metal sponsored by Hard Rock Cafe, Glasgow
Best Live Act sponsored by Musicians’ Union
Tom McGuire & the Brassholes
Best Electronic sponsored by citizenM hotels
Best Hip Hop sponsored by Help Musicians
Best Rock/Alternative sponsored by Saint Luke’s & The Winged Ox