Press Release


The nominees for the SMA 2019 have been announced

Finally the time has come: at the official press conference all nominees of the twelfth SMA were presented. This year's top candidate is Bligg - the Zurich musician has been nominated three times. Sophie Hunger, Lo & Leduc and Loco Escrito have double chances of taking home an award - they are each nominated in two categories. The online voting starts today! More information and an overview of all nominees can be found in the official press release.

Swiss Music Awards 2019 goes Lucerne

The Swiss Music Awards will be held for the twelfth time at the Culture and Congress Centre in Lucerne. The largest music awards ceremony in Switzerland will take place on 16 February 2019, for the first time on a Saturday evening.




Bligg was the big winner of the 12th Swiss Music Awards. Three times nominated, he received the coveted concrete block two times! Lo & Leduc won the category «Best Group» and have a total of four paving stones on their shelves. The best hit this year is called "Adiós". All further information about the 12th Swiss Music Awards can be found in the official media release.

Danitsa with showcase at the afterparty

Danitsa, the R&B musician from Geneva, will perform at the afterparty in the Luzerner Saal. Last year's winner of the category "Best Act Romandie" will perform an energetic 30-minute set full of soul, funk hip hop, trap and reggae. The SMA afterparty starts at 23 o'clock. Tickets are available at the box office for CHF 30, subject to availability.

Nemo at “SMA live”

Last year's SMA high-flyer Nemo is back from his creative break: He was confirmed as the fourth act on "SMA live". In addition, the laudators for the award ceremony are now known. More information can be found in the official press release.