Emily Smith wins Scot Singer Of The Year at MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2014

Congratulations to Emily Smith who took home the award for Scots Singer of the Year at last Saturdays MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2014. The awards celebrated their 12th year with a glittering awards ceremony, their biggest and best yet with a record breaking figure of over 100,000 public votes deciding the award recipients.

Other winners included Julie Fowlis in the Scottish Folk Band of the Year category, GRIT: The Martin Bennett Story in the Event of the Year category and many more. You can find the full list of winners below.

MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2014 – Winners

  • Album of the Year sponsored by Birnam CD – Live at Celtic Connections by Duncan Chisholm
  • Club of the Year sponsored by Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland – Tin Hut Sessions
  • Composer of the Year sponsored by PRS for Music – Jim Sutherland
  • Community Project of the Year sponsored by Gordon Duncan Memorial Trust – Summer Isles Festival
  • Event of the Year sponsored by VisitScotland – GRIT: The Martyn Bennett Story
  • Gaelic Singer of the Year sponsored by Macmeanmna – Mischa Macpherson
  • Instrumentalist of the Year sponsored by Royal Scottish Country Dance Society – Catriona McKay
  • Live Act of the Year sponsored by Greentrax Recordings – Skipinnish
  • Citty Finlayson Scots Singer of the Year sponsored by Traditional Music and Song Association – Emily Smith
  • Scottish Dance Band of the Year sponsored by National Association of Accordion and Fiddle Clubs – Da Fustra
  • Scottish Folk Band of the Year sponsored by Threads of Music – Julie Fowlis
  • Pipe Band of the Year sponsored by The National Piping Centre – West Lothian Schools Pipe Band
  • Trad Music in the Media sponsored by Skipinnish – Isles FM
  • Music Tutor of the Year sponsored by Creative Scotland’s Youth Music Initiative – Douglas Montgomery
  • Up and Coming Artist of the Year sponsored by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – The Elephant Sessions
  • Venue of the Year Award – The Ceilidh Place