Swiss Music Awards

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. The show is broadcast live on SRF 2 and One TV.[1][2]

Swiss Music Awards
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Awarded forMusic achievements
CountrySwitzerland
First awarded2008; 13 years ago (2008)
Websiteswissmusicawards.ch

WinnersEdit

2008[3]Edit

Category Winner
Best National Song "On n’a q’une terre" by Stress
Best International Song "Umbrella" by Rihanna feat. Jay-Z
Best National Pop/Rock Album "Domino Effect" by Gotthard
Best International Pop/Rock Album "Loose" by Nelly Furtado
Best National Urban Album "Renaissance" by Stress
Best International Urban Album "As I Am" by Alicia Keys
Best National Newcomer Redwood
Best International Newcomer Amy Winehouse
Best National Dance Album "Variété (The Show)" by DJ Tatana
Best National Music Video "Mais où?" by Stress

2009[4]Edit

Category Winner
Best National Song "My Man Is a Mean Man" by Stefanie Heinzmann
Best International Song "This Is the Life" by Amy Macdonald
Best National Pop/Rock Album "Haubi Songs" by Züri West
Best International Pop/Rock Album "This Is the Life" by Amy Macdonald
Best National Urban Album "0816" by Bligg
Best International Urban Album "Ich und meine Maske" by Sido
Best National Newcomer Stefanie Heinzmann
Best International Newcomer Leona Lewis
Best National Dance Album "Stop!" by DJ Antoine
Best National Live Act Züri West

2010[5]Edit

Category Winner
Best National Song "Tous les mêmes" by Stress feat. Karolyn
Best International Song "Poker Face" by Lady Gaga
Best National Pop/Rock Album "Touch Yello" by Yello
Best International Pop/Rock Album "Funhouse" by Pink
Best National Urban Album "Des rois, des pions et des fous" by Stress
Best International Urban Album "The E.N.D." by The Black Eyed Peas
Best National Newcomer Pegasus
Best International Newcomer Milow
Best National Dance Album "2009" by DJ Antoine
Jury Award "Und jetz … was hät das mit mir z tue?" by Big Zis
Outstanding Achievement Yello

2011[6]Edit

Category Winner
Best National Hit "Legändä & Heldä" by Bligg
Best International Hit "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" by Shakira
Best National Pop/Rock Album "Herz" by Adrian Stern
Best International Pop/Rock Album "A Curious Thing" by Amy Macdonald
Best National Urban Album "Bart aber herzlich" by Bligg
Best International Urban Album "Recovery" by Eminem
Best National Dance Album "No Superstar" by Remady
Best National Breaking Act Caroline Chevin
Best International Breaking Act Unheilig
Best National Talent Steff la Cheffe
Outstanding Achievement Polo Hofer
Tribute Award Steve Lee

2012[7]Edit

Category Winner
Best National Hit "Up in the Sky" by 77 Bombay Street
Best International Hit "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele
Best National Pop/Rock Album "Up in the Sky" by 77 Bombay Street
Best International Pop/Rock Album "21" by Adele
Best National Urban Album 'Renaissance II" by Stress
Best International Urban Album "Planet Pit" by Pitbull
Best National Dance Album "2011" by DJ Antoine
Best National Breaking Act Bastian Baker
Best International Breaking Act Bruno Mars
Best National Talent Dabu Fantastic
Outstanding Achievement Andreas Vollenweider

2013[8]Edit

Category Winner
Best National Hit "Skyline" by Pegasus
Best International Hit "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen
Best National Pop/Rock Album "Johnny - The Rimini Flashdown Part II" by Patent Ochsner
Best International Pop/Rock Album 'Ballast der Republik" by Die Toten Hosen
Best National Urban Album "Noël’s Room" by Stress, Noah Veraguth and Bastian Baker
Best International Urban Album "Raop" by Cro
Best National Dance Album "The Original" by Remady & Manu-L
Best National Breaking Act Luca Hänni
Best International Breaking Act Emeli Sandé
Best National Talent Hecht
Best National Live Act Stress
Best Romandie Act Bastian Baker
Tribute Award Claude Nobs

2014[9]Edit

Category Winner
Best National Hit "Mundart" by Bligg
Best International Hit "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams
Best National Pop/Rock Album "Too Old to Die Young" by Bastian Baker
Best International Pop/Rock Album "All the Little Lights" by Passenger
Best National Urban Album "Service publigg" by Bligg
Best International Urban Album "The Marshall Mathers LP 2" by Eminem
Best National Breaking Act Nicole Bernegger
Best International Breaking Act Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Best International Album "Racine carrée" by Stromae
Best National Dance Album "Green" by Mr. Da-Nos
Best National Talent Yokko
Best National Live Act Eluveitie
Best Romandie Act Bastian Baker
Outstanding Achievement Züri West

2015[10]Edit

Category Winner
Best Female Solo Act Beatrice Egli
Best Male Solo Act Philipp Fankhauser
Best Group Lo & Leduc
Best Breaking Act James Gruntz
Best Live Act Lo & Leduc
Best Talent Lo & Leduc
Best Romandie Act Stress
Best Album "Bang!" by Gotthard
Best Hit "I Take It All" by Pegasus
Best International Act Ed Sheeran
Best International Breaking Act Imagine Dragons
Best International Album "Ghost Stories" by Coldplay
Best International Hit "Happy" by Pharrell Williams
Artist Award James Gruntz
Outstanding Achievement Krokus
Tribute Award Udo Jürgens

2016[11]Edit

Category Winner
Best Female Solo Act Stefanie Heinzmann
Best Male Solo Act Bastian Baker
Best Group Patent Ochsner
Best Breaking Act Dodo
Best Live Act Patent Ochsner
Best Talent Damian Lynn
Best Romandie Act Bastian Baker
Best Album "Finitolavoro – The Rimini Flashdown Part 3" by Patent Ochsner
Best Hit "Waiting" by Nickless
Best International Act Adele
Best International Breaking Act Sam Smith
Best International Album "25" by Adele
Best Hit International "Are You with Me" by Lost Frequencies
Artist Award Sophie Hunger
Outstanding Achievement Peter Reber

2017[12]Edit

Category Winner
Best Female Solo Act Beatrice Egli
Best Male Solo Act Trauffer
Best Group Schluneggers Heimweh
Best Breaking Act Schluneggers Heimweh
Best Live Act Hecht
Best Talent Nemo
Best Romandie Act Mark Kelly
Best Album "Heiterefahne" by Trauffer
Best Hit "Angelina" by Dabu Fantastic
Best International Act Coldplay
Best International Breaking Act Álvaro Soler
Best International Album "A Head Full of Dreams" by Coldplay
Best International Hit "Faded" by Alan Walker
Artist Award Seven
Outstanding Achievement DJ BoBo
Tribute Award Mani Matter

2018[13]Edit

Category Winner
Best Female Solo Act Eliane
Best Male Solo Act Nemo
Best Group Züri West
Best Breaking Act Nemo
Best Live Act Nemo
Best Talent Crimer
Best Romandie Act Danitsa
Best Album "Love" by Züri West
Best Hit "Du" by Nemo
Best International Solo Act Ed Sheeran
Best International Group Imagine Dragons
Best International Breaking Act Rag'n'Bone Man
Best International Hit "Shape of You" by Ed Sheeran
Artist Award Faber
Tribute Award Martin Ain

2019[14]Edit

Category Winner
Best Female Solo Act Steff la Cheffe
Best Male Solo Act Bligg
Best Group Lo & Leduc
Best Breaking Act Härz
Best Live Act The Gardener & the Tree
Best Talent Marius Bear
Best Romandie Act Emilie Zoé
Best Album "KombiNation" by Bligg
Best Hit "Adiós" by Loco Escrito
Best International Solo Act Eminem
Best International Group Imagine Dragons
Best International Breaking Act Camila Cabello
Best International Hit "Échame la Culpa" by Luis Fonsi & Demi Lovato
Artist Award Black Sea Dahu
Outstanding Achievement Sina

2020[15]Edit

Category Winner
Best Female Act Stefanie Heinzmann
Best Male Act Luca Hänni
Best Group Patent Ochsner
Best Breaking Act Loredana
Best Live Act Hecht
Best Talent Monet192
Best Romandie Act Muthoni Drummer Queen
Best Album "Cut Up" by Patent Ochsner
Best Hit "Punto" by Loco Escrito
Best International Solo Act Billie Eilish
Best International Group Rammstein
Best International Breaking Act Billie Eilish
Best International Hit "Shallow" by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
Artist Award Baze
Outstanding Achievement Stephan Eicher

ReferencesEdit

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