FBi SMAC Awards

Since 2008, the FBi SMAC Awards have recognised and celebrated the irresistible talent that left its mark on Sydney music, art and culture over the previous year.

Voting has now CLOSED for the 2020 FBi SMAC Awards. Tune in on air & online for the winners announcement on Jan 27!

FBi SMAC Awards: 2020 Winners!

Celebrating the mammoth efforts of local creative communities in responding to the BS of 2020.


We are so excited to present the finalists for this year's FBi Sydney Music Arts & Culture Awards.

FBi SMAC Awards 2020: Barkaa performs 'For My Tittas'

Watch your official 2020 Next Big Thing doing her thing!

"We are not a monolith": Blackfulla Bookclub's Merinda Dutton on elevating First Nations stories

To celebrate Blackfulla Bookclub's SMAC Award win for Best Pandemic Pivot, Mia Hull chatted to co-founder Merinda Dutton about creating a crucial space for First Nations voices.

FBi SMAC Awards 2020: Ziggy Ramo performs 'April 25th'

The 2020 Song of the Year uncompromisingly demands attention, respect and ultimately, understanding.

FBi SMAC Awards 2020: Ziggy Ramo on 'Black Thoughts'

Ambitious, multifaceted and full of pride, your 2020 Record of the Year 'Black Thoughts' is a must-listen.

FBi SMAC Awards 2020: DOBBY on 'I Can't Breathe (feat. Barkaa)'

SMAC winner DOBBY reflects on the process of creating one of the most memorable & impactful videos of 2020.

Gallery: What went down at the 2019 FBi SMAC Awards

Check out all the action from Sydney's night of nights.



Artwork by Karina Aslikyan