About

Since its inauguration in 2012, The Scottish Album Album of the Year (SAY) Award has grown to become Scotland’s most popular and prestigious music prize. Developed by the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) in association with Creative Scotland, The SAY Award wields one of the UK’s most lucrative prize funds and champions the extraordinary strength and diversity of Scotland’s musical landscape.

Confirmed partners for 2018 include Renfrewshire Council, Paisley.is, Creative Scotland, TicketWeb, PPL and Help Musicians Scotland (Charity Partner).

With previous Longlist titles featuring hip-hop, rock, alternative, traditional, folk, classical, dubstep, reggae, pop and jazz, The SAY Award accommodates Scottish music in all its influential, inspiring and idiosyncratic glory. From mainstream platinum sellers to self-released left-field outriders, The SAY Award illuminates Scotland’s music scene with the ambition, credibility and commitment it so richly deserves.