J Hus

The 50 best songs of 2023

As we approach the year's end, here’s a definitive list of the 50 best songs that truly made our 2023 at NME.

Burna Boy and J Hus headline inaugural Afro Nation Nigeria festival

"The show promises to be a historic celebration of culture, music, and unity, set against the vibrant backdrop of Lagos, the beating heart and cultural powerhouse of West Africa"

UK’s official ‘Song Of The Summer’ revealed

Runners-up include Dua Lipa, Taylor Swift and Olivia Rodrigo

Ezra Collective win the 2023 Mercury Prize for ‘Where I’m Meant To Be’

"This is a special moment for every organisation across the country ploughing their efforts and time into young people that play music"

Mercury Prize 2023: Here are the bookies’ odds for favourites to win

Loyle Carner, Young Fathers and Jockstrap are among this year's frontrunners

Mercury Prize 2023 performers announced

10 of the 12 shortlisted artists will be there on the night to perform a track

Arctic Monkeys, J Hus, RAYE and more nominated for 2023 Mercury Prize

Jockstrap, Loyle Carner, Young Fathers, Shygirl, Fred again.. and more are also up for the prize

J Hus – ‘Beautiful and Brutal Yard’ review: a triumphant summer blast

On his third album – and first since 2020 – the British-Gambian star taps Drake, Burna Boy and more for a scattershot burst of brilliance

J Hus announces third album ‘Beautiful And Brutal Yard’ and first UK tour in six years

This will be his first record since 2020's 'Big Conspiracy' and his first UK solo headline tour since his 'Common Sense' tour in 2017

Burna Boy live in London: the Afrobeats juggernaut’s moment of history

The Nigerian star brings out Stormzy, Dave and more on a landmark night for the ‘Love, Damini’ Fair