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…

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Paolo Nutini announces intimate hometown gig

Paolo Nutini announces intimate hometown gig

Paolo Nutini has announced an exclusive one-off homecoming charity show in the stunning surroundings of Paisley Abbey to back the town’s UK City of Culture 2021 bid. The show – on Friday 20 October – tops the bill for Paisley’s annual Spree festival and is taking place in support of a number of local good causes. Paolo and his band will deliver an unforgettable experience for those lucky enough to be in the town’s 850-year-old…

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Paolo Nutini ‘arrested for drink driving’

Paolo Nutini ‘arrested for drink driving’

Scots pop star Paolo Nutini has been arrested for drink driving, according to reports. The Paisley-born singer, who headlined Edinburgh’s Concert In The Gardens in December, was allegedly pulled over by police and charged with road traffic offences on Tuesday night (February 21). It is alleged 30-year-old Nutini was over the legal limit when tested for alcohol in his home town of Paisley. A police spokeswoman told The Daily Record: “We can confirm that a 30-year-old man was…

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Miracle Glass Company’s AAA Edinburgh

Miracle Glass Company’s AAA Edinburgh

Three stalwarts of the Capital’s music scene, William Douglas (William Douglas & the Wheel), Austen George (The Set Up) and Andy Duncan (Miyagi, The Black Diamond Express) combine their considerable talents to perform psychedelic rock under the Miracle Glass Company moniker. The three-piece are currently on the shortlist for Hog The Stage at this year’s Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, having been hand-picked by headliner Paolo Nutini for a chance to support him at Concert In The Gardens. As an Edinburgh…

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Paolo Nutini announces second Edinburgh gig

Paolo Nutini announces second Edinburgh gig

The organisers of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay celebrations have announced that Paolo Nutini will play a second gig in Princes Street Gardens this December. The Scottish singer-songwriter will now perform on Friday, 30 December, in addition to his previously announced gig on Saturday, 31 December, which broke records when it sold out in less than three hours. The shows will be his only festival appearances of the year. On adding a second show, Nutini said: “I was…

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Paolo Nutini to headline Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

Paolo Nutini to headline Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

Paolo Nutini is set to headline Edinburgh’s world-famous Hogmanay celebrations. The Scots superstar, who performed to 35,000 fans at Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park last summer, will ring in the New Year by topping the bill at the Capital’s Concert in the Gardens in front of almost 10,000 fans. It will be his only festival appearance in 2016 and will coincide with the tenth anniversary of his platinum-selling debut album, These Streets. The singer-songwriter, who is originally…

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