The shortlist for the Scottish Album of the Year Award is set to be whittled down from its longlist of 20 albums to the 1-0-strong shortlist.

And music fans get the chance to vote for the 10th album to be included in this list, in a 72-hour public vote running from Monday 13 to Wednesday 15 June

The shortlist of 10 albums will then be announced on Thursday 16 June at the BBC Quay Sessions, before the winner of the SAY Award is announced at Paisley Town Hall on Wednesday 29 June, at a ceremony which will also feature live performances from previous SAY nominees and top 40 album chart entrants Fatherson, as well as last year’s SAY Award Winner Kathryn Joseph, newcomers Bossy Love and White and folk ensemble the Treacherous Orchestra.

The public have previously been able to stream the 20 longlisted titles in full and for free over the past four weeks at and can now cast their votes in support of the album they think should make the shortlist of 10.

The album with the most votes at midnight on Wednesday will automatically make the list, earning a guaranteed £1,000 plus the chance to be hailed Scottish Album of the Year 2016 and take the £20,000 first prize. The winner of the public vote will join nine other shortlisted titles chosen by The SAY Award’s independent judging panel.

The full SAY Award 2016 longlist, from which the public can select heir favourite, is as follows:

Admiral Fallow – Tiny Rewards
Anna Meredith – Varmints
Auntie Flo – Theory of Flo
C Duncan Architect
CHVRCHES – Every Open Eye
Django Django – Born Under Saturn
Dunedin Consort – J.S. Bach: Magnificat & Christmas Cantata
Emma Pollock – In Search Of Harperfield
Hector Bizerk – The Waltz Of Modern Psychiatry
Hudson Mohawke – Lantern
Iain Morrison – Eas
Jarlath Henderson – Hearts Broken, Heads Turned
Lau – The Bell That Never Rang
Steve Mason – Meet The Humans
Miaoux Miaoux – School Of Velocity
Primal Scream – Chaosmosis
Rachel Sermanni – Tied To The Moon
The Revenge – Love That Will Not Die
Young Fathers – White Men Are Black Men Too

Cast your vote at