Swiss Music Awards 2017 – The Nominees

The big music award show of Switzerland, the „Swiss Music Awards“ are celebrating their 10th anniversary this year. On February 10th 2017 the award show will take place at Hallenstadion, Zurich. We now also know who is nominated.

During the press conference this afternoon, all nominees for this years categories have been announced. Apart from the “normal” categories, there will also be 2 winners in special categories: The “Outstanding Achievement Award” as well as the “Tribute Award”. And here you go, all nominees of this years awards:

BEST HIT

Dabu Fantastic – Angelina
DJ Antoine – Thank you
Manillio – Monbijou

BEST HIT INTERNATIONAL

Alan Walker – Faded
Drake feat. Wizkid & Kyla – One Dance
Sia feat Sean Paul – Cheap Thrills

BEST ALBUM 

Beatrice Egli – Kick im Augenblick
Bligg – Instinkt
Trauffer – Heiterefahne

BEST ALBUM INTERNATIONAL

Céline Dion – Encore une soir
Coldplay – A Head Full Of Dreams
David Bowie – Blackstar

BEST FEMALE SOLO ACT

Anna Känzig
Anna Rossinelli
Beatrice Egli

BEST MALE SOLO ACT

Bligg
Manillio
Trauffer

BEST GROUP

Schluneggers Heimweh
Shakra
Yello

BEST BREAKING ACT

Anna Känzig
Nickless
Schluneggers Heimweh

BEST TALENT

Nemo
Pablo Nouvelle
Veronica Fusaro 

BEST ACT ROMANDIE

FlexFab
Kadebostany
Mark Kelly

BEST LIVE ACT

Faber
Hecht
Puts Marie

BEST ALBUM

Beatrice Egli – Kick im Augenblick
Bligg – Instinkt
Trauffer – Heiterefahne

BEST HIT

Dabu Fantastic – Angelina
Songwriter: Andreas „DJ Arts” Christen, Dabu Bucher, Gianluca Giger
DJ Antoine – Thank You
Songwriter: Arie Storm, DJ Antoine, Eric Lumière, Fabio „Mad Mark” Antoniali
Manillio – Monbijou
Songwriter: Joachim Piehl, Lucien Spielmann, Manillio

BEST ACT INTERNATIONAL 

Coldplay
Drake
Sia

BEST BREAKING ACT INTERNATIONAL

Alvaro Soler
Charlie Puth
Twenty One Pilots

The online voting is open as of now as well. It will be online and open until February 5th 2017. The voting for “Best Act Romandie” will end on January 29th!) To go vote, head over to: Swiss Music Awards Voting

The first showact had already been announced a while ago and let me tell you, it’s a good one! Rag’n’Bone Man will be taking the stage. Who else will be performing you ask? Here’s your answer:

  • Damien Lynn 
  • Pegasus
  • Lo & Leduc

Do you want to be part of the SMAs this year? You can be in the audience when the most important music awards are being handed out. We were able to be in the audience of the SMA 2016 last year. We were both fascinated by how cool this event was!

Image source (Header): Swiss Music Awards

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