The organisation Swiss Music Awards brings together musicians from all parts of Switzerland, annually organizing great award evenings with red carpet, interviews, photo-shoots, cocktail hour and award shows with Swiss celebrities and radio and TV hosts.
Swiss Music Awards 2018 that took place in Zurich in February was exciting, emotional and eventful. For the first time in the history of SMA one artist received four awards! It was 18 year-old singer Nemo from Biel, who was awarded for Best Male Solo Act, Best Breaking Act, Best Live Act and Best Hit.
Here are further winners:
- ZüriWest: Best Group and Best Album.
- Crimer: SRF 3 Best Talent-Award
- Danitsa: Best Act Romandie
- Eliane: Best Female Solo Act
- Faber: Artist Award
- Ed Sheeran: Best Solo Act International and Best Hit International
- Martin Ain, former Black-Metal-Band Celtic Frost soloist, who died four months ago: Tribute Award
It was a great show on stage, hosted by Alexandra Mauerer and Swiss comedian Stefan Büsser. Among the acts were German band Die Toten Hosen, Veronica Fusaro, Hecht, Dodo feat. Rita Roof, Trauffer and Swiss rappers Arti, LCone, KT Gorique, Ali and Xen.
The 12th edition of the Swiss Music Awards will take place on the 1st of February 2019.