Rod Stewart Wows Scottish Music Awards 2022 | News

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Rod Stewart wow’d the crowd at this year’s Specsavers Scottish Music Awards.

The annual celebration aims to celebrate Scottish music, all while raising funds for vital music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins. Hitting Glasgow’s famed Barrowlands – one of the country’s most revered live music venues – the night was a hit, raising more than £170,000 for charity.

Performances included Dundee heroes The View, who are set to play a sold out four night Glasgow run before Christmas. Elsewhere, Highland vocalist Tamzene enraptured the crowd, joined by Rianne Downey, Dylan John Thomas, and new wave legends Altered Images.

Winners on the night also included Lewis Capaldi and Paolo Nutini, who graciously accepted their awards via video.

One true legend who made time for the Scottish Music Awards was Sir Rod Stewart – ever-proud of his Scottish roots, he bowled over the crowd with a run-through of some stellar favourites.

Full list of winners is as follows:

Clare Grogan (Altered Images) – Sir Reo Stakis Foundation Living Legend Award
Craig Logan – Go Radio Music Industry Award
Dylan John Thomas – Dean Banks & Mond Vodka Breakthrough Artist Award
Ewan McVicar – Ballantine’s / Sub Club Electronic Music Award
Gerry Cinnamon – King Tut’s Songwriting Award

Gun – Hard Rock Cafe Rock Legend Award
Lewis Capaldi – Raymond Weil Global Artist of the Year Award
Paolo Nutini – Guitar Guitar’s Best Album Award AND Ticketmaster’s Best Live Act Award
Peat & Diesel – Royal Highland Centre Sound of Scotland Award
Rianne Downey – Tennent’s Light Breakthrough Award
Rod Stewart – Specsavers Outstanding Achievement in Music Award
Tamzene – VEGA Rising Star Award
The View – Rox ‘Diamonds & Thrills’ Special Recognition Award
Wet Leg – SWG3’s Best UK Artist Award

Photo Credit: Jack Geddes

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