Hipsway and The Waterboys join star-studded bill for SSE Scottish Music Awards

Nordoff Robbins Scotland and sponsors SSE today announced the final additions to the biggest night of the Scottish music industry – the SSE Scottish Music Awards, which take place at the Old Fruitmarket this Saturday.

Scottish icons Hipsway and The Waterboys will perform at the ceremony, as well as Emeli Sande, Nina Nesbitt, The Temperance Movement, Tom Walker and Lewis Capaldi.

The glittering ceremony has been Nordoff Robbins Scotland’s biggest fundraiser since 1996 and funds raised on the night are a vital part of the charity’s ability to provide music therapy to over 450 vulnerable children and adults across the country every week.

Hipsway will take to the Old Fruitmarket stage on Saturday to celebrate their appearance at Summer Nights, nominated for Glasgow UNESCO City of Music Best Live Event.

Glasgow Jazz Festival are nominated for the Sunday Mail Music Business Award, acknowledging a phenomenal 30 years in the industry for the festival which sees home-grown jazz artists side-by-side with jazz legends such as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Buddy Guy, Sarah Vaughan and Tony Bennett.

Other nominees are Texas, nominated for the Ticketmaster Tourmaster Award.

Founded by Sharleen Spiteri and Johnny McElhone in 1986, the band released their ninth album in May 2017 accompanied by a world tour.

One of the country’s greatest vocalists, Horse McDonald is nominated for the Music Ambassador Award, sponsored by the Sir Reo Stakis Foundation.

Horse has toured with international artists including Tina Turner and BB King, and her passion for all things musical has been ever present in her shining career.

The SSE Scottish Music Awards celebrates the best of Scottish and UK music whilst simultaneously providing crucial fundraising for vulnerable children and adults across Scotland, for music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins Scotland and looks set to be another unmissable night.

For further information on the SSE Scottish Music Awards or Nordoff Robbins Scotland visit: www.nrscot.org.uk.

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