SAMA 2016 Live Ceremony: In Pictures

A massive night of celebrating grassroots music was had at The Garage

CHECK out the official photographs from Wednesday's ceremony. Our biggest yet? We certainly think so!

The Van T's kicked off proceedings! 

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Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

 Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

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Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

 Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Our host Jim Gellatly welcomes the crowd!

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Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

The first award given out on the night, Best Metal in association with Cathouse Glasgow, was presented by Tom Russell to Edinburgh act Perpetua

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Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

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Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Up next was Best Electronic in association with Assai UK, presented by Fiona Soe Paing which Be Charlotte took home.

 Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

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Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

 Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

More live music followed in the form of Edinburgh trio Stillhound who played tracks from their debut album Bury Everything.

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Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

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Best Hip Hop in association with 1000fans was presented by previous winner GASP and snapped up by Dumbarton rapper sYmba!

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Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

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Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Best Newcomer in association with the Academy of Music and Sound Scotland was presented by main sponsor Rebel Rebel Barbers and SAMAs founder Richy Muirhead. The Ninth Wave scooped the SAMA in this category.

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Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

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Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Paisley grime MC Shogun got people in a spin with his wicked flow.

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Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Vic Galloway presented Best Acoustic in association with citizenM and Best Rock/Alternative in association with Evenrbrite. The awards were won by Michael Cassidy and Bloodlines repsectively.

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Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5 presented Best Live Act in association with XpoNorth which Gerry Cinnamon went on to win!

 Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

 Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

 Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

 Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

 Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Baby Strange closed SAMA 2016 with a rousing set!

 Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

Credit: Stuart Westwood Photography

That's all from us for now, but stay tuned for more events.

Friday 9th December is our annual Christmas party, see you there!

Team SAMAs