Sydney community radio station FBi, is thrilled today to announce the nominees in the 2015 FBi Sydney Music, Arts & Culture (SMAC) Awards.

Running since 2008, the FBi SMAC Awards, have crowned the likes of  Seekae, The Preatures, Flume, Hermitude, Sarah Blasko, Basenji, artists Beastman and Tony Albert, and many more.

This year’s Awards celebrate Sydney’s standout musicians, artists, performers, restaurants and events, with public voting now open. Voting closes on 5pm December 18, 2015, and by entering you will go into the draw to win a BOSE Soundtouch 10 wireless music system and Soundlink wireless headphones.

Winners will be announced at a ceremony on Tuesday, January 12 via a live broadcast on FBi 94.5FM.

To vote, head to fbiradio.com/smacs

2015 FBi SMAC AWARDS NOMINEES

RECORD OF THE YEAR
Hermitude – Dark Night Sweet Light Little May – For The Company
Sampa The Great – The Great Mixtape Royal Headache- High
Tuka – Life Death Time Eternal Gang of Youths – The Positions

REMIX THE CITY
Bankstown Live Lovebombs
Motion Pictures
Perfect Match
Raising the Bar Sydney

NEXT BIG THING
B Wise
Gordi
Sampa The Great Vallis Alps
World Champion

BEST ON STAGE
The Battle of Waterloo – Sydney Theatre Company
The Bleeding Tree – Griffin Theatre Nothing to Lose – Force Majeure
The Wizard of Oz – Belvoir Tangi Wai – Performance Space

BEST LIVE ACT – presented by Coopers
Alex Cameron
Flowertruck
George Maple
Jack Ladder and The Dreamlanders Royal Headache

BEST ARTS PROGRAM
48HR Incident
Little Baghdad
Marina Ambramovic: In Residence Underbelly Arts 2015
Yellamundie

FBi CLICK BEST PRODUCER – presented by V MoVement
Alba
Cassius Select
Corin
Moonbase Commander Wave Racer

BEST ARTIST – presented by the Keir Foundation
Abdul Abdullah
Bhenji Ra
Haines and Hinterding Latai Taumpoepeau Rosie Deacon

BEST MUSIC EVENT
FCX: 10 Years of Future Classic House of Mince
Mates
Repressed Records at Vivid LIVE Volumes 2015

BEST EATS – presented by Cake Wines
ACME
Andy Bowdy Pastry Automata
Dead Ringer Scout’s Honour

BEST SONG – presented by APRA AMCOS
Angie – Down For The Count
Shining Bird – River Mouth
Gordi – Taken Blame
Cosmo’s Midnight ft Kucka – Walk With Me Big White – You Know I Love You

Hermitude: Speaker Sessions at Groovin The Moo from Speaker TV on Vimeo.