Paolo Nutini has been crowned the winner of the SSE Live Awards 2015
Scotland’s very own won, Paolo Nutini has been crowned the winner of the SSE Live Awards!
Paolo came out on top with a clear majority, winning well over one third of the total votes.
The SSE Live Awards have proved to be very popular with fans casting nearly 170,000 votesover the 23 day period.
By logging on to www.ssereward.com fans could vote for their favourite act they have seen at The SSE Hydro this year.
The SSE Live Awards, brought to you by SSE Scottish Hydro, the proud title sponsor of The SSE Hydro, and their exclusive customer benefit SSE Reward, are an exciting new accolade in Scotland’s entertainment industry.
Colin Banks, Acting Head of Sponsorship at SSE Scottish Hydro, said: “We have been blown away by the number of votes cast in the inaugural SSE Live Awards. The fans have really spoken with a staggering 150,000 votes cast and I would like to say a huge well done to Scotland’s very own Paolo Nutini for becoming the overall winner following his incredible shows in January this year.
“The SSE Hydro is a globally renowned, highly respected venue and as the title sponsor we’re really looking forward to bringing you the second wave of the SSE Live Awards in September. Watch this space!”
The SSE Live Awards has also brought additional live content to selected events at the award-winning venue over the past few weeks, courtesy of SSE Scottish Hydro.
Taylor Swift fans were treated to a dance troupe performing outside the venue, while young Glasgow busker Anna Shields brightened up visitor arrivals ahead of the Ariana Grande, Fleetwood Mac, Elton John and John Legend shows.
Every voter not only got to vote for their idols but they also had the chance to win tickets to a choice of gigs taking place at The SSE Hydro later this year.
There will be a second wave of the SSE Live Awards which will open in September 2015 and will invite visitors to the venue to vote for the favourite act they’ve seen at The SSE Hydro during the second half of the year.
The winning act that has received the most votes throughout the whole year will have a physical award created for them entitled ‘SSE Live Award Winner 2015’ and this will be displayed within the venue.
The SSE Live Awards are brought to you by SSE Scottish Hydro and SSE Reward, anyone can vote but if you’re an SSE Scottish Hydro customer you can sign up to SSE Reward for free and have access to purchase tickets up to 48 hours in advance of general sale. There are also exclusive ticketing offers and prizes only available to SSE Scottish Hydro customers. If you’re a customer you can sign up for free now at www.ssereward.com