Music fans have just one more week to submit their favourites for the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award.
Fans, artists and labels have until midnight on July 22 to submit eligible albums to be considered for one of the biggest prize funds in the UK.
The SAY Award winner will collect a £20,000 cash prize and nine runners up on the Shortlist will win £1,000 each.
Organisers say over 200 albums have been nominated so far, including work from Biffy Clyro, Amy Macdonald, Texas, Joesef and The Fratellis.
The SAY Award ceremony will return to being a physical event for 2021, having been an online livestream last year due to coronavirus restrictions.
It will celebrate its tenth outing on October 23 at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall after the nominations have been whittled down into a shortlist.
Albums released between June 1 2020 and May 31 2021 can be submitted for consideration, meaning that all eligible albums – including the eventual winner – will have been released during the pandemic.
The event aims to give a much needed boost to an industry that has suffered throughout lockdown due to the lack of live shows and financial support.
Last year’s winner, Nova, said: “Winning The SAY Award 2020 during the pandemic has been a total rollercoaster. I’ve seen so many Scottish artists grow over the last year, just like I have, so the winner this year is bound to be fantastic. Who knows? Maybe we’ll end up doing a track together.”
Previous winners of the award include Kathryn Joseph, Young Fathers and RM Hubbert.
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