Lewis Capaldi wins the Greatest UK Award at this 12 months’s Specsavers Scottish Music Awards
Lewis Capaldi has gained the Greatest UK Award at this 12 months’s Specsavers Scottish Music Awards.
The Scottish singer, 24, performed an particular acoustic rendition of two of his greatest tracks Earlier than You Go and Somebody You Liked, from his dwelling.
Biffy Clyro and Texas have been amongst different winners on the awards, which came about nearly for the primary time on Saturday amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Greatest UK: Lewis Capaldi, 24, gained the Greatest UK Award at this 12 months’s Specsavers Scottish Music Awards and carried out an acoustic rendition of two songs from his dwelling
Lewis mentioned: ‘I simply need to say a large thanks to the Scottish Music Awards, for giving me the award for SSE’s Greatest UK Artist this 12 months.
‘I do know individuals have not been releasing music or something this 12 months, in order that’s form of an award only for present, I suppose, however… I will take it!’
The web broadcast hosted stay by Edith Bowman from SWG3 in Glasgow additionally featured socially distanced performances from Amy Macdonald, Texas, Moist Moist Moist, Dougie Maclean, Luke La Volpe, HYYTS and extra.
The occasion raised important funds for music remedy charity Nordoff Robbins, which expects to lose 50 per cent of its earnings in 2020 as a result of Covid-19.
Performing: The web broadcast hosted stay by Edith Bowman from SWG3 in Glasgow additionally featured socially distanced performances, together with from Amy Macdonald (pictured)
Particular video message: Biffy Clyro gained the Greatest Album Award for his or her newest document A Celebration Of Endings and recorded a particular video message
Biffy Clyro gained the Greatest Album Award for his or her newest document A Celebration Of Endings and recorded a particular video message.
In it, they mentioned: ‘Hiya everyone, we hope you are effectively! Thanks a lot for the Scottish Music Award Album of the Yr, it means lots to us.
‘After we began recording this document final 12 months, I suppose like everybody else, we had no thought what 2020 held in retailer, however what, the facility of music and artwork feels extra essential than ever this 12 months.
‘We’ll all be again collectively quickly I hope, we love you guys, we miss you guys.’
Winner: Amy Macdonald gained the Ladies in Music Award at this 12 months’s digital occasion
Unique set: Texas acquired the Icon Award and recorded an unique set for this 12 months’s ceremony
Texas acquired the Icon Award and recorded an unique set for this 12 months’s ceremony.
Sharleen Spiteri despatched a digital message to the viewers, saying: ‘This actually is one thing very, very particular, particularly after the quantity of years as a foul that we have been collectively.
‘To be given this and for everyone to suppose that we deserve it, it means lots. To be related, nonetheless making data and achieve success this far down the road, for over 30 years, we really feel very very fortunate.
‘Keep protected and hopefully I’ll see you all very quickly in actual life, at a protected distance! I will hold this and say I am the long-lasting one!’
Excellent Contribution: Moist Moist Moist collected the Excellent Contribution Award and gave a efficiency of a few of their greatest hits
Socially distanced: Luke La Volpe additionally gave a socially distanced efficiency at this 12 months’s awards
Sing a music: Kitti additionally sang on the awards, which has taken place nearly for the primary time amid the coronavirus pandemic
Amy Macdonald gained the Ladies in Music Award and the Songwriting Award went to Younger Fathers.
Moist Moist Moist collected the Excellent Contribution Award and gave a efficiency of a few of their greatest hits.
The Greatest Breakthrough Awards went to Luke La Volpe and Kitti whereas HYYTS took the Greatest Pop Act Award and Dougie MacLean the Particular Recognition Award.
The Nordoff Robbins Legend Award was awarded to DJ George Bowie, whereas Graeme Park’s Hacienda Classical Orchestra took the Innovation Award and Gun the Ambassadors of Rock Award.
Breakthrough: The Greatest Breakthrough Awards went to Luke La Volpe (left) and Kitti (proper)
Donald C MacLeod, chairman of the Nordoff Robbins Fundraising Committee Scotland, mentioned: ‘Like so many charities, Nordoff Robbins have been severely impacted by Covid-19 and we actually cannot thank everyone who got here collectively to make this occasion occur sufficient.
‘From Scottish music legends like Dougie MacLean and Moist Moist Moist, superstars like Lewis Capaldi and Biffy Clyro, and to not point out rising stars like Stephanie Cheape and Luke La Volpe – music has been a lifeline for thus many people throughout these unprecedented occasions and their help is so appreciated.
‘And to our viewers who joined in from their very own properties tonight and so generously donated to Nordoff Robbins – your ongoing help ensures we will present music remedy to those that want it most, notably in these making an attempt occasions when extra individuals than ever are going through social isolation. Congratulations to all our winners!’
Pop: HYYTS are pictured holding their award, which they took for the Greatest Pop Act Award
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