SAMA 2018 CEREMONY: IN PICTURES
The ninth annual Scottish Alternative Music Awards displayed yet another year of success for homegrown talent. Live for the first time from St. Luke’s, Glasgow seven artists picked up awards, with LYLO accepting the prestigious Best Live Act award presented by main sponsors Rebel Rebel Barbers. DJ Jim Gellatly was on hosting duties with special guests Vic Galloway, Scott Reid and more presenting the rest of the awards!
The event began with live sets from vocal wonder Heir of The Cursed, previous award winners the mighty SHREDD and Paisley disco legends The Vegan Leather, with the show closed by Blanck Mass!
Yet another celebration of truly great Scottish music, with both line-up and nominations showcasing the sheer magnitute of talent we have across multi genres!
Full list of winners for 2018’s awards are:
Best Metal in association with Hard Rock Cafe: TENEMENTS
Best Electronic in association with CitizenM: LO KINDRE
Best Live Act in association with Xpo North: LYLO
Best Newcomer in association with Academy of Music and Sound: THE DUNTS
Best Rock/Alternative in association with Eventbrite: DECLAN WELSH AND THE DECADENT WEST
Best Acoustic in association with ASSAI: MEGAN AIRLIE
Best Hip Hop in association with Help Musicians UK: SOLAREYE
From everyone at the SAMAs we offer our congratulations to all nominees and winners. With thanks to Brendan Waters, Neil Mckenzie and Lauren Campbell for amazing photography!
We’ll be back before you know it will our plans for 2019!
Here are some of our favourite shots from throughout the ceremony!