Auntie Flo’s Radio Highlife wins Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) award

Auntie Flo’s Radio Highlife wins Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) award

Radio Highlife, by Auntie Flo, won the 2019 Scottish Album of the Year (Say) award. at a ceremony in Edinburgh last night. The award has earned Brian d’Souza, who performs as Auntie Flo, a £20,000 prize. The Glasgow-based producer and DJ was unable to attend the award ceremony at the Capital’s Assemby Rooms as he was playing at the Skye Live Festival in Portree, Isle of Skye. The album was shortlisted against nine others, eight…

Read More

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award announce line-up for Edinburgh event

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award announce line-up for Edinburgh event

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award have announced an outstanding line-up of exciting emerging artists who will appear at this year’s prestigious award ceremony at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. Each year, the exclusive invite-only event provides a showcasing opportunity for some of Scotland’s finest and up and coming talent and with ten days to go until the final ceremony, organisers have revealed that Lylo, Heir of the Cursed, Cucina Povera and Man…

Read More

Tickets for Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award live event in Edinburgh on sale now

Tickets for Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award live event in Edinburgh on sale now

On Friday, 26 July at The Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh, the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award will bring together incredible artists and music fans to celebrate the strength and diversity of Scottish music. Twenty outstanding Scottish albums will be announced as this year’s SAY Award Longlist, all in the running for the £20,000 prize and coveted title of Scottish Album of the Year. Ahead of the reveal at the Live at the Longlist…

Read More

Scottish Album of the Year Award 2019 opens for entries

Scottish Album of the Year Award 2019 opens for entries

Eligible albums can now be submitted for consideration as Scotland’s national music prize, The SAY Award, launches today (Wed 11 May). Now in the eighth year, The SAY Award encourages artists, labels and music fans alike to submit eligible albums released between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019 to The SAY Award website. The award strives to be egalitarian in all stages of the campaign and this is reflected in that there is no…

Read More

Paolo Nutini tops SAY Award most played list

Paolo Nutini tops SAY Award most played list

On today’s inaugural National Album Day, the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) has teamed up with music licensing company PPL to produce a Top 10 chart of the most-played artists who have been shortlisted for the prestigious Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award based on 21st century UK radio and television airplay. Celebrating, promoting and rewarding the most outstanding album releases each year, The SAY Award is Scotland’s national music prize which showcases the incredible strength and…

Read More

Edinburgh’s Young Fathers win Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award

Edinburgh’s Young Fathers win Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award

Edinburgh trio Young Fathers have made history by winning the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award for the second time. The Leith outfit picked up a cheque for £20,000 at a ceremony in Paisley last night (Thursday, 6 Sept) for their hugely acclaimed third studio album, Cocoa Sugar, which was released in March. “This is a total surprise and honour for us to win it twice and make history,” said the band’s Alloysious Massaquoi….

Read More

Franz Ferdinand and Young Fathers on Scottish Album of The Year shortlist

Franz Ferdinand and Young Fathers on Scottish Album of The Year shortlist

Scotland’s national music prize, The Scottish Album of The Year (SAY) Award, has just announced which ten enthralling albums have made 2018’s shortlist. The shortlist represents an incredibly strong, diverse and important selection of albums created by artists living and working in Scotland. Among those in the running for the prize are Franz Ferdinand, Mogwai and Edinburgh trio Young Fathers. The shortlist for The SAY Award 2018 is as follows: BABE  – Kiss & Tell…

Read More

Django Django and Young Fathers vie for SAY Award

Django Django and Young Fathers vie for SAY Award

Edinburgh bands Django Django and Young Fathers are both in the running for the coveted Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award 2016, after being named among the acts vying for the Scottish music industry’s most prestigious prize. Also on the longlist are former Beta Band frontman Steve Mason, electro pop trio Chvrches, indie legends Primal Scream, and the Franz Ferdinand and Sparks supergroup FFS. They are joined by Admiral Fallow, Anna Meredith, C Duncan, Lau, the Dunedin Consort, Iain Morrison, Emma Pollock and…

Read More