SSE Scottish Music Awards Announce First Nominees


As the SSE Scottish Music Awards celebrates its 20th year, one of Scotland’s biggest bands will be headlining the awards show.

The Nominees

Snow Patrol and Tom Grennan have now been revealed as the first nominees and performers at this year’s SSE Scottish Music Awards ceremony, which are set to take place on Saturday 1st December.

SSE Scottish Music Awards - Snow Patrol

Snow Patrol are set to perform at this year’s SSE Scottish Music Awards.

SSE Scottish Music Awards - Tom Grennan

Singer Tom Grennan.

The awards will once again aim to raise vital funds for Nordoff Robbins Scotland, whilst honouring some of the biggest and best in Scottish music.

Nordoff Robbins Scotland are a charity who use music therapy to help people with a range of conditions, and their mission is to ‘Make Music Change Lives’.

The venue

After years of taking place in Glasgow’s Old Fruitmarket, the prestigious awards have also moved location to the SEC, Glasgow to help mark the incredible occasion.

SSE Scottish Music Awards - SEC Glasgow

As the awards celebrate its 20th anniversary, the location has now moved to the SEC, Glasgow.

Some previous nominees and performers include Paolo Nutini, Emeli Sandé, Annie Lennox and Deacon Blue, and this year’s array of talent is set to be bigger than ever.

This year’s star-studded ceremony will not only reflect on an incredible year for Scotland, but also celebrate some of the country’s best musicians. Having formed while studying in Dundee, Snow Patrol have become a staple of the Scottish music scene, headlining some of the Scotland’s top venues.

Tickets for the event can be found here.

Eve MacDonald

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