FBi Radio reveals 2015 nominees for the SMAC Awards

FBi Radio has announced the nominees for the 2015 Sydney Music, Arts and Culture Awards, which spans across 11 categories.


The awards have been running since 2008, and pay respect to Sydney’s most exciting up and comers across music, arts and culture. Previous winners of the awards include Hermitude, Flume, Sarah Blasko and Basenji, just to name a few.

Public voting opens today (November 19), and will be open until Friday December 18 at 5pm. Winners of each category will be announced via live broadcast on FBi on Tuesday January 12.

In addition to the awards, FBi will be hosting a brand new, full-day festival at Carriageworks on Sunday January 10 in support of the amazing artistic talents we have in Sydney. You can check out the line-up and ticket information here.

Check out all the nominations below.

Record Of The Year
Hermitude – Dark Night Sweet Light
Little May – For The Company
Sampa The Great – The Great Mixtape
Royal Headache- High
Tuka – Life Death Time Eternal
Gang of Youths – The Positions

Next Big Thing
B Wise
Sampa The Great
Vallis Alps
World Champion

Best Live Act
Alex Cameron
George Maple
Jack Ladder and The Dreamlanders
Royal Headache

Best Song
Angie – Down For The Count
Shining Bird – River Mouth
Gordi – Taken Blame
Cosmo’s Midnight ft Kucka – Walk With Me
Big White – You Know I Love You

FBi Click Best Producer
Cassius Select
Moonbase Commander
Wave Racer

Remix The City
Bankstown Live
Motion Pictures
Perfect Match
Raising the Bar Sydney

Best on Stage
The Battle of Waterloo – Sydney Theatre Company
The Bleeding Tree – Griffin Theatre
Nothing to Lose – Force Majeure
The Wizard of Oz – Belvoir
Tangi Wai – Performance Space

Best Arts Program
48HR Incident
Little Baghdad
Marina Ambramovic: In Residence
Underbelly Arts 2015

Best Artist – presented by the Keir
Abdul Abdullah
Bhenji Ra
Haines and Hinterding
Latai Taumpoepeau
Rosie Deacon

Best Eats – presented by Cake Wines
Andy Bowdy Pastry
Dead Ringer
Scout’s Honour

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