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Nominees revealed for the 13th annual Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA)

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.

Lonely Carp

Best Newcomer sponsored by The Academy of Music & Sound
Lonely Carp
P Caso
Pocket Monica
Sinathi

Linzi Clark


Best Acoustic sponsored by BTO BeCreative
Becky Sikasa
Fairweather Friends
Lewis McLaughlin
Linzi Clark

Godeater

Best Metal sponsored by Hard Rock Cafe, Glasgow
Ashenspire
Catalysis
Godeater
Party Cannon

AiTee

Best Live Act sponsored by Musicians’ Union
AiiTee
Hannah Laing
Kaputt
Tom McGuire & the Brassholes


Best Electronic sponsored by citizenM hotels
Grim Lusk
J Wax
Kintra
Sonia Killmann

Psweatpants


Best Hip Hop sponsored by Help Musicians
Becca Starr
Psweatpants
Sean Focus
Tzusan

Uninvited


Best Rock/Alternative sponsored by Saint Luke’s & The Winged Ox
Brooke Combe
Dutch Wine
Gallus
Uninvited

officialsama.com/vote

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