The Scottish Music Awards will take place on 28 November 2020

Lewis Capaldi, Biffy Clyro, Dougie MacLean & Amy Macdonald among the stars to come

At the end of the month, a host of Scotland’s top stars will participate in a virtual Specsavers Scottish Music Awards ceremony.

Scottish Music Awards: The Nominees

Lewis Capaldi will join artists such as Dougie MacLean, Biffy Clyro, Amy Macdonald, Wet Wet Wet, Texas and many others for the special event on November 28th.

This year’s nominees and performers include:

  • Ambassadors of Rock Award sponsored by Hard Rock Cafe – Gun
  • Best Album Award sponsored by Guitar Guitar – Biffy Clyro
  • Best Breakthrough Award sponsored by Notion Magazine – Luke La Volpe (Male) and kitti (Female)
  • Best Pop Act Award sponsored by Bose – HYYTS
  • Best UK Award sponsored by SSE – Lewis Capaldi
  • Icons Award sponsored by Raymond Weil – Texas
  • Innovation Award sponsored by SSE – Graeme Park – Hacienda Classics
  • Nordoff Robbins Legend Award – George Bowie
  • Outstanding Contribution Award sponsored by Specsavers – Wet Wet Wet
  • Special Recognition Award sponsored by Sir Reo Stakis Foundation – Dougie MacLean
  • Women in Music Award sponsored by Rox – Amy Macdonald

He will be raising funds for the Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy Association, which expects to lose 75% of its revenue this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Dougie MacLean, nominated for the Special Recognition Award, said, “It is an absolute honour to be nominated for the Special Recognition Award.

“This year has been a difficult time for everyone, but music is such a powerful force and the music therapy work that Nordoff Robbins does is so important.

“I look forward to participating in the November 28th online event to bring everyone together and raise money for such a cherished charity”.

Scottish Music Awards

Amy Macdonald, who is a nominee for the Women in Music Award, added: “The Scottish Music Awards have been very supportive since they presented me with the Breakthrough Award in 2007, which was a huge boost for me as a beginner.