The SMA's

The Swiss Music Awards (SMA) is Switzerland’s largest award ceremony for music, and serves to promote the national music scene and showcase its cultural diversity. The event allows newcomers to introduce their music to a broader public, while also honouring the accomplishments of the country’s most successful musicians.

Official Promoter

The SMA is organised by the agency Claim Event AG. The founder and managing director of Claim Event, Oliver Rosa, will step down from his position as executive producer in 2020. He will continue to support the SMA in an advisory capacity. A new team from both the Aroma and FS Activation agencies is currently being formed.

REGULATIONS

Nomination and selection of Swiss Music Award prizewinners are officially regulated by Press Play. The rules were developed in collaboration with GfK Entertainment AG and can be seen here.

TV BROADCAST

This sophisticated event will not only delight the audience, it will also have viewers at home on the edge of their seats. The show will be broadcast live on SRF 2 and One TV. There will also be a live stream on RSI.ch.

Aftershow Party

When the show ends, the party begins! Once again, the Swiss Music Awards 2019 were followed by its After Show Party. Stars, starlets, winners, and nominees were there, dancing the night away.

CATEGORIES

National
Best Female Act Best Act Romandie
Best Male Act Best Live Act
Best Group Best Album
Best Breaking Act Best Hit
SRF3 Best Talent Artist Award
SPECIAL AWARDS*

Outstanding Achievement Award

Tribute Award

*In addition to the awards that are presented every year, the official award giver, Press Play, reserves the right to present special awards

International

Best Solo Act International

Best Group International

Best Breaking Act International

Best Hit International

VOTING PROCEDURE

Awards will be given by the association Press Play. As the official giver of the awards, the association Press Play is responsible for drawing up the rules and (in conjunction with GfK Entertainment AG) for counting the votes for the awards ceremony. Nomination and selection of Swiss Music Award prizewinners are officially regulated by Press Play.