AND THE WINNERS ARE…12.02.16
Zurich, 12 February 2016—Top-class live acts, hymns of praise showered on the winners, and a fantastic atmosphere in the stadium in Zurich … the ninth Swiss Music Awards (SMA) were all this and more. The high-flyer of the evening was Patent Ochsner, who won in three categories, taking home the coveted concrete block award for Best Album, Best Group, and Best Live Act. (See attached winners list)
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR PETER REBER BRITISH SHOOTING STAR DUA LIPA AT THE SWISS MUSIC AWARDS!08.02.16
Zurich, 8 February 2016—Peter Reber will be honoured for half a century of Swiss music history with the Outstanding Achievement Award at the ninth Swiss Music Awards in the Zürcher Hallenstadion on 12 February 2016. ‘Dua Lipa’, the British shooting star taking the charts by storm and right now one of the hippest performers around, will be on stage at Switzerland’s biggest music awards ceremony.
Bastian Baker wins the Swiss Music Award in the category ‘Best Act Romandy’.04.02.16
Zurich, 5 February 2016. Even before the lights go up on the Swiss Music Awards ceremony 2016, exciting things are happening. The first award-winner was announced yesterday evening at the special Best Act Romandy event in the Couleur 3 studios in Lausanne. With this SMA, his sixth in total, Bastian Baker is now second on the list of all-time SMA winners. Ahead of him is Stress, who has won no less than nine of the coveted concrete awards. This means that the top-two multiple SMA winners both come from the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Kristina Bazan will present one of the international awards at this year’s ceremony. Bazan was recently named the second most influential person under the age of 30 in the category ‘Art & Style’ by the renowned US business magazine Forbes. Her fashion blog ‘Kayture’ and her social media channels have millions of followers.