Music Therapy in Scotland

Nordoff Robbins Scotland

Nordoff Robbins provides over 5,000 music therapy sessions each year, changing almost 1,000 lives

Qualified music therapists work with people of all ages who have physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs

Donald MacLeod is the former Chairman of Nordoff Robbins Scotland. After devoting 20 years of service to the music therapy charity he was presented with an Award for Outstanding Contribution to Nordoff Robbins.

We have just celebrated 20 years of raising vital funds for Nordoff Robbins Scotland

Once again, the SSE Scottish Music Awards brought the best of Scotland’s world-renowned music industry together for one epic night of festivities


Susan Boyle – Amy MacDonald – Kyle Falconer – The Snuts – Snow Patrol – World Pipe Band Championships – HYYTS – Tom Grennan


Award for Outstanding Contribution to Nordoff Robbins
Donald MacLeod

Scottish Music Hall of Fame Award sponsored by The Royal Highland Centre 
Susan Boyle

Electronic Music Award
Eclair FiFi

Best Album sponsored by Hard Rock Cafe
Kyle Falconer 

Evolution Award sponsored by The Sunday Mail

Breakthrough Artist Award sponsored by Rekorderlig Cider
The Snuts

Scottish Music Hall of Fame Award sponsored by The Royal Highland Centre
Annie Lennox

SSE Artist of the Year Award sponsored by SSE
Snow Patrol

Glasgow, UNESCO City of Music Best Live Event Award 
World Pipe Band Championships

Living Legend Award sponsored by Raymond Weil
Mark Knopfler

Ticketmaster Tourmaster Award sponsored by Ticketmaster
Kevin Bridges

Music Business Award sponsored by King Tuts Wah Wah Hut
Frightened Rabbit

Best International Artist Award sponsored by Specsavers
The Script

Best UK Artist Award sponsored by ROX – Diamonds & Thrills
Tom Grennan

Over the past 20 years

The awards have recognised some of the most iconic starts in the world as well as the latest up and coming artists

Annie Lennox – Paolo Nutini – Emile Sandé – Biffy Clyro – Lewis Capaldi – Tom Walker – Nina Nesbitt